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About The Role

The Senior Financial Accountant is to provide support for the current team for an initial period of 12 months, you’ll be responsible for timely, consistent and accurate delivery of monthly management accounts production and financial controls, in respect of financial reporting throughout the group. These reports will include but not be limited to, Management accounts, Cashflow statements and support with the year-end statutory reporting process. In addition they will provide day to day management and oversight of the team of Financial Accountants responsible for producing the monthly accounts, BPR pages and all balance sheet reconciliations.

We’ll look to you to act as a source of accounting expertise, driving the month end process, assisting the Senior Financial Reporting manager in the interpretation of the management accounts and any issues arising within the financial control procedures and reconciliations.

You’ll be a key player in ensuring that our financial data and reporting is of the highest integrity, comply with all standards, regulations and legislation and in doing so reinforce our trusted brand of Simplyhealth which underpins our ability to serve our core purpose, which is to improve access to healthcare, for the many, for the long term. 
Maintaining a close working relationship with a range of external bodies including the external (and internal) auditors, the wider business, and be a role model for all future team members, working within agreed frameworks, and delivering upon our “Career Development and Coaching Promise”.

As a member of the Finance Team be part of a “one team, one purpose” culture, supporting an environment where collaboration leads to dynamic partnerships and where diversity of perspectives is encouraged, a “can do” culture exists, ideas are shared and challenge embraced; supporting the Finance Organisation to develop and innovate together to create robust, sustainable solutions and outcomes for the longer term.
About You

As a finance professional that’s commitment to providing a first class service to internal customer and external partners, you’ll be experienced in managing teams of accountants with a proven record of developing future talent.

Communication both verbal and written will be your strengths and you’ll command “Gravitas” within the wider business in relation to processes and controls.