Group Financial Reporting Accountant

  • Member
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Vp plc
  • Location
  • Harrogate
  • Closing Date
  • 15/12/2020
  • Job Description
  • With more than 60 years’ experience in the plant and equipment hire industry, Vp plc is renowned and respected for its technical excellence, service innovation and customer focus. Our businesses offer the rental and sale of specialist products and associated services to a diverse range of end markets, including construction, civil engineering, rail, water, oil and gas, outdoor events and housebuilding.  

    An excellent job opportunity has arisen for a Group Financial Reporting Accountant to join our Group Head Office Finance team in Harrogate.

    You will report into the Group Financial Controller, ensuring that all statutory accounts and external reporting (including overseas accounts) are prepared accurately. Other duties will include (but are not limited to):


    • Manage and own IFRS16 reporting and disclosures
    • Assist with external audit
    • Treasury Management
    • Assisting in the group’s global insurance programme
    • Company Secretarial and other administration

    You will be part of a central team in a wide ranging business that includes international operations, with exposure to internal and external financial reporting, treasury, insurance and other areas of central finance.

    Experience and Qualifications

    You must have the following qualifications, experience and skills:


    • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent Accountancy qualification
    • Experience of producing and reviewing Financial Statements under IFRS
    • Experience of involvement in statutory audits and reviewing/implementation of accounting standards
    • Comfortable with technical accounting in IFRS and in overseas GAAP
    • Willingness to help across the team and support as and when required
    • Excellent communicator, establishing and maintaining effective business relationships across both finance and non-finance colleagues
    • Ability to pick up new tasks quickly, follow procedures as set out and help other team members as appropriate

    If you want to play a fundamental role in the central Finance team of a successful and ambitious company, this could be the career opportunity for you.

    In return we offer:


    • Easily accessible Harrogate location
    • Free onsite parking and good public transport links
    • Opportunity to be part of a supportive and motivated team
    • Share Save Scheme
    • Discounted Health Care Scheme
    • Stakeholder pension scheme