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Job Details

Job ID
Job Title
Group Accountant
Position Type
Business Brand
PF Group Accounting
About Us
Established in 1880, Provident Financial Group (PFG) is one of the UK's leading suppliers of personal credit products to the non-standard lending market.

Provident delivers non-standard lending through our businesses - Vanquis Bank, Provident Home Credit, Satsuma Loans, Moneybarn and Cheque Exchange.
About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity within Group Finance for an experienced Accountant to be part of a large, forward thinking business who will work closely with the group finance team to support the business and contribute to the delivery of the group objectives. The role includes:

  • Assisting in the group annual report process, including the preparation and review of financial information and narrative.
  • Preparation of elements of the group management accounts, including commentary on variances to budget on key areas including interest, borrowings and covenants.
  • Responsibility for the calculation of share based payment charges for each division.
  • Responsibility for the preparation of the head office company ledgers on a quarterly basis and managing the process for the preparation, review and signing of their annual accounts.
  • Preparation of the dormant company accounts and managing the process for the review and signing of these accounts.
  • Coordinate the process for XBRL tagging the statutory accounts across the group.
  • Review of board reports, audit committee papers and external announcements.
  • Working alongside the Group Financial Planning and Analysis manager to assist in the preparation of the group budget model including inputting data into the models.
  • Responsibility for the preparation of monthly and quarterly statistical returns.
Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will have:
  • ACA or similar qualifications
  • Experience of financial reporting and IFRS
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills are advantageous
  • Strong drive and ambition for personal development and career success
  • Flexibility and ability to commit the time required to get the job done
  • A calm and positive approach towards multiple demands
Why choose a career with us?

From your first day working with us, we believe in looking after our employees and are dedicated to providing them with a safe, supportive and fair working environment across all areas of the company.

We also like to let our employees know that we appreciate their hard work by offering competitive salaries and a range of reward schemes as well as regular performance management reviews and appraisals so that you can monitor your career progress.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity

Provident is one of a select group of forward thinking organisations that have signed up for the National Equality Standard (NES). The NES provides a cultural assessment through the lens of diversity. It looks across all 9 protected characteristics set out in the Equality Act 2010 to ensure true inclusion in the workplace.