Technical Group Accountant

05 Mar 2021
20 Mar 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Group accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Title: Group Technical AccountantBase location: HookSalary: Up to £80,000As a global FTSE 250 company with over 500 contracts across 20 countries we rely on the support of our Finance Services Team to keep the business running smoothly and efficiently. As our new Technical Accountant, you will join the high-profile Serco Reporting Team, which is responsible for consolidating and reporting the results of the Group's global operations. This includes the production of all External Reporting and analysis to Executive Management and the Board. This role will be central to understanding the impact of accounting standards on the Group's accounting policies, assessing the impact of changes to either accounting standards or the Group's operations, and acting as a reference point for technical queries.In this high-profile position, we'll be looking for you to use your expertise to maintain the Group's accounting manual, including periodic reviews of ongoing applicability and the impact of new or amended accounting standards. Assist with analysis required by finance stakeholders, Executive Board Members and other Senior Management Stakeholders and Provide divisional finance teams with technical accounting support and advice.In return we can offer a supportive and collaborative environment that respects work/life balance and ultimately contributes to the delivery of vital public services in the UK.What you'll need to do the roleFirstly, you'll need to be a qualified accountant with demonstrable post qualification experience.You'llneedstrong financial reporting and technical accounting skills (IFRS), ideally with proven experience of listed plc reporting either from practice or another role in industry.You'll be a strong team player who can demonstrate a proactive approach to problem solving with good communication skills to build divisional relationships.Lastly, experience of working with SAP BPC consolidation software would be benificial.

Why Serco?Meaningful and vital work: As part of the Serco Reporting team, you'll be able to strongly influence the finance divisions' efforts that help us to deliver essential services that make a real difference to society.A world of opportunity: Working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, you can build a fulfilling career doing work aligned to your strengths and interests.Great people: You'll find yourself working with a variety of highly motivated, supportive and experienced colleagues, where no two days are the same.

What we offer Up to £80,000 basic salary.Bonus scheme.Car allowance.Contributory pension schemeAn autonomous and supportive culture.The chance to make a positive difference to public sector services.About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.

We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.


Please click on the apply button to complete your application.Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

We're a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

Serco supports fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to thenature of the role and the security clearance required).

More searches like this