Group Financial Accountant

The Consultancy Group
London, South East England
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting a Group Financial Accountant for a FTSE-100 PLC based in London. This Group Financial Accountant role is a newly created position and will report to the Group Financial Controller. The role will involve working as part of a small high profile team of qualified accountants who are responsible for financial reporting, ensuring the high quality of data for reporting purposes and provision of financial accounting advice and support to Divisions and the Group.

Duties Include:

-Review of technical accounting developments under IFRS, ensuring new developments are communicated throughout the Group and embedded into management and statutory reporting as necessary.

-Preparation and effective control of the production and review of the Annual and Half Year report.

-Providing technical IFRS accounting advice and support to Divisions and Shared Service Centres.

-Driving improvements in group processes and controls.

-Ad-hoc assistance with projects including acquisitions and disposals

-Support for monthly consolidation close activities

The successful candidate will be a graduate, with a strong academic background (2:1 or above), who is a 0-1 year ACA qualified, with a track record of continuous professional development. Ideally, they will be Top 6 trained or have relevant industry experience of working in a significant size company. They will have had exposure to UK PLC reporting, including strong knowledge of Consolidation and IFRS.