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Finance/Office Administrator

Finance/Office Administrator

Job Description

Our client is a young and innovative group of established companies that is involved in designing the public space. Their aim is to make a conscious contribution to the living environment of people with developing products through their group companies across Europe.

As one of the group companies based in Stockport, our client is looking to expand their current UK operations, creating several wide and varied roles, across their three UK operational sites.

They are therefore seeking to recruit an experienced financial office administrator for their Stockport office.

Job role:

The role is to support the current finance team, in a fast-paced and busy environment, where the ability to deal with multiple tasks during the day is essential. Reporting directly to the Finance Office Manager.

Personal attributes:

The successful candidate should ideally be working in an existing finance admin role and be looking for their next challenge within a growing and exciting business operating in the construction sector.

Key tasks & skills include but are not limited to the following:

  • Processing orders and providing general administration support to the team.
  • General reception duties
  • Assisting finance manager with daily administrative tasks
  • Populating and maintaining multiple excel spreadsheets
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Outstanding organisational skills.
  • Good numerical attention to detail
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel is essential.


  • Excellent office environment
  • Competitive salary, DOE.
  • Onsite parking
  • Excellent benefits, including 31 Days holiday including Bank Holidays

Keywords: Accounts, Accounting, Finance, Finance services, Accounting, Accounts assistant, financial services, Office, Support, Excel, Sage, Assistant finance manager, Spreadsheets.


Group Accountant

Group Accountant

£45,000 – £50,000 p/a + Bonus + Pension

Full time – Permanent

Burton on Trent, UK

Hamilton Woods Associates are working with a client based in Burton on Trent that are expanding within their broad finance team. The Group Accountant works across multiple disciplines and functions and suits a 1st time mover from practice.

The Group Accountant prepares information for the group on a weekly and monthly basis. They assist the Financial Reporting Manager’s and other non-financial managers in carrying out their responsibilities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* The production of year-end statutory accounts for the consolidated UK group of companies, including preparing the accounts of several subsidiary entities.

* Production of periodic consolidation for the UK group for inclusion in the board pack

* Main contact at group for technical financial reporting advise

* Creation of accounting memos over judgemental or unusual items for review by senior management

* Ownership of the IFRS 16 accounting, including booking periodic adjustments and ensuring all lease variations are appropriately accounted for

* Creation and ownership of the group controls matrix and accounting manual to ensure group policies are appropriately applied

* Production of annual corporation tax computations

* Complete periodic balance sheet reconciliations, including production of their own area and the review of reconciliations produced from other accounting teams to ensure timely and accurate financial information is recorded in the ledger

* Liaising with external auditors to ensure smooth audit of year end accounts

Required skills:

* Qualified Accountant preferably ACA, ICAEW or equivalent with a demonstrable history of technical accounting experience

* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of the organisation (on the telephone and in writing)

* Ability to build rapport and develop key relationships

* Experience of Microsoft Dynamics NAV is desirable but not required

If you would like to apply for this Group Accountant role, please get in contact with your CV attached to alex@hamilton-woods.com