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ACA Qualified - First Move into Industry - Bristol

£50,000-£60,000 - Commercial Finance
Ref: 644 Date Posted: Friday 12 Apr 2024


International infrastructure business with its group finance team based in Central Bristol, now seeks to appoint a Big4 ACA Qualified into its Financial Reporting/FP&A team.  This represents an ideal first move into industry and an opportunity to join a Group Finance team that can drive both professional and personal development.  Moreover a great opportunity to enjoy a better work/life balance and be part of a highly motivated and change agile group of qualified Accountants.

Year One: Learn your role

Year Two: Develop your role

Year Three: Leave your legacy


Then a great opportunity to move into a broader commercial finance role or grow your expertise in a financial control capacity.



Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you will be responsible for managing the monthly preparation of Group consolidated Balance Sheet, profit and loss, and cash flow statements.  Working as part of a high performing finance team, you will also provide commercial business partnering, analytical and reporting support the business.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Supervising monthly financial statements, including review of consolidation and management of balance sheet
  • Helping to manage the month end close process and the balance sheet reconciliation process
  • Preparing financial statements and disclosures for external reporting at interim and year-end
  • Identifying changes in external accounting, regulatory and legal disclosure requirements that will have an impact on the Group’s external financial reporting
  • Liaising with Group external auditors on the necessary review/audit of the Group Financial Statements

The role also aids the delivery of the segments revenue and profit targets and is responsible for driving the understanding of all P&L performance drivers and management of performance issues.  You will also drive an increased level of insight through in-depth analysis to challenge current assumptions, identify opportunities and deliver business benefit.


About You

As a Big4 trained ACA, you will be newly or recently qualified and be looking for your first foray into industry.  You will possess cultural awareness and sensitivity and be an excellent communicator with both internal and external colleagues at all levels.  You will have an ability to analyse and make recommendations, alongside the capacity to drive through key business changes.  Benefits include bonus, PHI and PMI