Group Accountant

Altum Consulting
65000.00 GBP Annual
16 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Job role
Group accountant
Contract type
Full time

My client is one of the world's leading fashion and sports brand management companies, with a truly global presence. The business is built on its values and its people, having been voted as one of the UK's 'Best Places to Work'.

The Group Accountant role has a broad remit, with a rotational program designed to give maximum exposure to different areas of the business and build a skillset to drive career progression. The role has exposure to senior stakeholders up to board level, with a good amount of visibility through the business.

Key responsibilities will include

  • Production of monthly management accounts, forecast, budget and month end processes for the group
  • Preparing analysis for the treasury team
  • Supporting the group consolidation process
  • Assisting maintenance of the group chart of accounts
  • Preparation of the monthly board pack, with key messages for board consideration
  • Provide technical accounting advice to business where required
  • Process improvement projects including work with Hyperion and SAP to increase efficiencies and minimise errors

Suitable candidates will match all or most of the following

  • ACA qualified accountant
  • Post qualification experience in a group role
  • Retail experience would be an advantage
  • Thorough understanding of consolidations for international business
  • Ability to partner with non–finance stakeholders

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