Senior Group Accountant

Recruiter
Wilmington
Location
London
Salary
55000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Job role
Group accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Senior Group Accountant

Location: London, E1 8QS
Salary: GBP55,000
Employment Status: Permanent, full–time

Main Purpose of Role:
• Responsible for assisting the head of group finance to produce group financial information including the IFRS Annual Report/year–end releases & Interim Report/interim releases.
• To review the monthly group management and financial accounts.
• To produce a consolidated monthly balance sheet and cashflow.
• To project manage the production of the statutory accounts for UK and overseas entities in the group under UK GAAP, IFRS and local GAAP.
• To project manage the preparation of UK and overseas tax returns, liaising with our advisors throughout the process.
• Produce quarterly compliance documents.
• Build strong relationships with key stakeholders in the business including senior management and The Board.
• Ensure processes and procedures are in line with Group policy and are consistent, supportable and facilitate auditable reporting. Work with other Senior members of finance to identify and implement improvements to these process and procedures.
• Complete a range of ad hoc technical accounting projects, e.g. accounting for acquisitions / disposals, impairment assessments, changes in the IFRS standrds.
• Liaise with PwC as a major point of contact for the audit.

Skills and Experience Required:
• Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA).
• Technically strong with IFRS accounting, with some experience of FRS 101 being advantageous.
• Experience of preparing or auditing multi–currency group IFRS consolidations for large, listed multi–nationals.
• Experience of preparing or reviewing statutory company accounts.
• Experience of UK and overseas tax accounting and returns.
• Self–starter and ability to work independently.
• A proven ability to form relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
• Has a proactive and hands–on approach, seeks to make improvements to current processes and systems.
• Proven ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workloads accordingly.
• Excellent communication skills at all levels.
• A high level of personal drive and motivation.

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