Group Financial Accountant - FTSE 250

Robert Half
Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
£45000 - £60000 per annum
08 Oct 2019
08 Nov 2019
Joe Zunguzah
Job role
Contract type
Full time


Robert Half are hiring Group Financial Accountant for a leading international business based in Central Milton Keynes. This is a full-time permanent role.

Reporting into the Group Finance Controller, the Group Financial Accountant will fulfil a varied role, dealing with senior stakeholders, dealing with group-level financial accounting and reporting, and supporting the rest of the finance team on project work and business-partnering with different divisions of the company.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for preparing and delivering elements of the group's consolidated financial reporting including:
    • Weekly sales, operating profit and debt report.
    • Monthly management, financial and board reporting.
    • Half-yearly and full-year external reporting and results announcements to the City
    • Forecasts, annual strategic plan and budget.
  • Responsible for the interaction with allocated Strategic Business Units and Regions, including:
    • Management of all data submissions, ensuring data is timely, complete and accurate.
    • Understanding the information received, ensuring analysis and explanations are insightful and useful.
    • Resolution of practical and technical accounting issues including an assessment of impact on the business.
  • Responsible for the provision of financial support to the other internal and external stakeholders, including provision of information for decision making purposes.
  • Ad hoc internal and external financial reporting, analysis and modelling to analyse scenarios that impact the business.
  • Mentoring of graduates and new members to the group reporting team.
  • Production of statutory accounts for UK based limited companies.


The company is looking for a qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / ICAS) with strong accounting experience, ideally at group-level - However they may also consider recently-qualified auditors or accountants looking for their first role in industry.


The client is large leading international business with a strong global brand and who are well-known as one of the best employers in the local area.

Salary & Benefits

Salary is likely to be region of £45k-£55k + 20% bonus + excellent benefits package.

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