Group Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Surrey
Salary
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
17 May 2022
Closes
14 Jun 2022
Ref
JN -042022-5415309
Contact
Michael Ternent
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Global market leader in Surrey is recruiting a practice trained, fully qualified Group Financial Accountant. Broad role with excellent career opportunities.

Client Details

A global market leader in the support services sector based in Surrey. The Company works with some of the largest, most exciting and most progressive global companies. It employs thousands of staff and has offices across the world.

Description

  • Supporting the Group Finance Manager in the consolidation of the global group for monthly and annual results
  • Generating and posting monthly consolidation and elimination journals for the group
  • Review of monthly submissions from markets, raising queries and ensuring issues are resolved on a timely basis where necessary
  • Production of consolidated annual statutory accounts and individual UK entity statutory accounts (all currently prepared under FRS 102)
  • Coordinating the collection, review and consolidation of year-end disclosure information
  • Working with our auditors and supporting the audit process across the global group
  • Playing a key role in the successful implementation of a new group financial consolidation system
  • Supporting the accounting for, and on-boarding of, new acquisitions to the group
  • Acting as a point of contact within finance for technical accounting & system-related queries
  • Assisting in the planned refresh of the group accounting policies manual
  • Supporting the adoption of new accounting standards as appropriate across the group
  • Engaging with Group Tax, Treasury, Financial Systems, Legal & Internal Audit teams as required
  • Supporting continuous improvement across processes, controls, statutory reporting and application of accounting standards

Profile

  • ACA qualified
  • Minimum two years post-qualified experience (either in practice or in industry)
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Experience of large multi-national, multi-currency consolidations (either as preparer or auditor)
  • Strong excel skills
  • Ability to multitask and work to tight timelines
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to engage with a geographically and culturally diverse set of stakeholders
  • Analytical mindset
  • Self-motivated and dependable

Job Offer

Salary of £50,000 - £60,000 plus bonus and benefits

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