Group Financial Accountant (Part-time)

Pinnacle Group provides people-first, integrated services across a range of community-facing assets and infrastructure – including multi-tenure housing, schools, open spaces, public buildings, utilities and broadband networks – as well as a range of complementary employment and wellbeing outcomes. Across the UK, Pinnacle supports over 300,000 homes, 200 schools and 80 public buildings creating value, providing stewardship and generating positive outcomes for our customers, our partners and our clients.  

Our Central Services teams support Pinnacle’s operating businesses by providing professional support to the operational business including: Compliance and Audit, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Technology and Innovation, Procurement, Health and Safety.

The Role – Group Financial Accountant

Reporting to the Finance Director, the Group Financial Accountant has full responsibility for the statutory compliance and reporting of the Financial Statements under IFRS and Corporation Tax compliance for the Tstar Pinnacle Group. The role is 22.5 hours per week. Paying £60,000 per annum, pro-rata'd.

Duties/Key Responsibilities

·Ensuring (either directly or in liaison with other people) the accuracy of all aspects of accounts processing, and the Nominal Ledger, including all Balance Sheet reconciliations - accruals, prepayments VAT control, PAYE control and investments.

·Preparation of Tstar Pinnacle Limited and Pinnacle Group Limited Consolidated Statutory Financial Statements and subsidiaries under IFRS and under UK GAAP.

·Manage the annual audit fieldwork process, liaising internally with the Management Accountants and externally with the auditors, to obtain an unqualified audit opinion on time and within budget.

·Preparation of Quarterly reporting pack for ultimate parent company in accordance with their strict reporting timeline.

·Maintaining the IFRS models – 9,15 and 16.

·Maintaining the Goodwill impairment models

·Preparation and filing of the annual Corporation Tax Computations, including Deferred taxation and Group Relief calculations, preparation of quarterly payment on account calculations; liaising with external tax advisors.

·Provide advice and recommendations regarding treatment of new revenue/cost streams in line with accounting and tax developments/requirements.

·Keep abreast of statutory reporting developments, ensuring the Group is always compliant.

·Maintaining the finance policies and controls procedures and documentation and risk register.

·Other ad hoc projects.

Skills Required

·Qualified Accountant (preferably ACA) with experience of UK GAAP and IFRS, strong technical skills.

·Experience of accounting for Joint Ventures

·Able to prepare multiple consolidations

·Multi-site accounting experience is an advantage

·Strong inter-personal skills

·Efficient and effective

·Attention to detail


·Adaptable to the requirements of the business

·Analytical and problem-solving skills

·Ability to research ad hoc issues and make recommendations

·Willingness to engage with the business requiring travel to various sites.

Pinnacle Group strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from anyone regardless of ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, trade union activity, marital status, religious belief or sexual orientation.

We are Armed Forces friendly. We welcome applications from ex-Armed Forces personnel, reservists, armed forces veterans, cadet instructors and military spouses/partners.