Group Accountant

  • Full-time
  • Department: Finance

Company Description

We're a continually growing, innovative and multi-award-winning wholesaler and distributor of communications, cloud, billing and hardware products and services. 

We work in a fast-paced and exciting industry, where we have forged strategic partnerships and relationships with the UK's top telcos, networks, and vendors, including BT, TTB, Vodafone, Virgin Media O2, EE, CityFibre, Sophos, Microsoft and Samsung.

As a Channel-only business, we never sell directly to the end-user. Instead, we serve a market of independent resellers, which we proudly refer to as our partners. 

We offer our partners a market-leading and comprehensive product portfolio, intuitive portals and platforms and a passionate team of industry experts.

We make a complex industry as simple as possible for our partners, enabling them with a commercial platform to sell the latest technologies and solutions to the resilient UK SMB market.

We have huge aspirations to challenge our industry and what we do, and we continuously dream big for the future. As a team of over 750 people, we're all immensely proud to work for a rapidly expanding company with an incredible culture that puts our team members and partners at the heart of everything we do.

Job Description

  • Department: Finance
  • Salary: up to £45,000 p.a. DOE
  • Location: RemoteHome based

About the Role:

This is a rare opportunity to support the development of the financial reporting and compliance capability for a newly formed, fast-growing group of businesses.

The Group Accountant will report to the Group Finance Manager and work closely with the Group Financial Controller to support the development of the Group’s management and statutory reporting processes. The successful candidate will play a key role in delivering timely, insightful monthly management reporting and efficient annual statutory reporting for the Group.

The Group Accountant will provide key technical accounting support for the Group, contributing to the development of the Group’s technical accounting and control frameworks and maximising the benefits of the Group’s new finance system, NetSuite.

This is a great role for a driven and enthusiastic individual wanting to join an ambitious and growing PE Backed business with excellent potential for career growth and development.

As part of the Group Finance department, the Group Accountant will gain exposure to financial and management accounting, reporting, budgeting, and control implementation and improvement.

Role responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of discrete tasks within the monthly consolidation and management reporting processes, ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial data
  • Support annual statutory compliance processes at consolidated and subsidiary level, including drafting financial statements and compiling audit deliverables
  • Assist with the development of the technical accounting and control framework of the Group and contribute to technical analysis papers as required
  • Play an active role in the development and implementation of the Group’s new NetSuite system, collaborating with the finance team and IT department where required
  • Support the Group Finance Manager and Group Financial Controller in other areas, including corporate treasury, tax compliance, and other project work


  • Part or newly qualified accountant, experience in group consolidations and preparing statutory financial statements would be beneficial
  • Strong IFRS knowledge
  • High attention to detail, comfortable working with large quantities of raw data
  • Strong communication skills, able to build and develop effective relationships in a predominantly remote working environment
  • Positive, can-do attitude with an enthusiastic approach to work
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the confidence to challenge the status quo and suggest improvements where there is resistance to change
  • Experience with NetSuite or other ERP systems would be beneficial

Additional Information

Giacom, DWS and Union Street are part of the same group of companies, bringing together three leading channel solutions in telecoms, cloud software services and cloud billing. Our aspiration is to be the number one supplier in the channel.

Your job role may be focused at one of the brands, but you will interact and impact across the wider group of companies.

What’s in it for you? Why should you come and work for us?

Our benefits consist of; no dress code (you, do you), days off for special life events. Work with and learn from experts in the telecoms industry, a wellbeing and engagement team, 'if you want a career with us then grab it' concept, recognition and team/industry events as well as a whole host of other benefits which can be found on our website on our Careers page.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and we positively encourage applications from all eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy or maternity.

We aim to ensure that all applicants are provided with the same opportunities during the recruitment process, and, to that end, we strive to comply with the duties placed upon us to make reasonable adjustments as prescribed by the Equality Act 2010. Should you have a disability or long-term health condition and require a particular adjustment to be made to allow you to fully participate in the recruitment process, please ensure you let me know.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, provide two references and proof of right to work in the UK, unrestricted.

Here are some of the benefits that we offer…

  • 25 days holidays, plus bank holidays, and the option to purchase more!
  • Pension
  • Employees Assistance Programme
  • Professional development to help you achieve your personal goals
  • Eye care vouchers available and discounted Medicash membership
  • Access to discounts and savings at more than 1,200 retailers
  • An additional day off on your birthday

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