Group Accountant - £55-65k - London - Leisure

Executive Talent Solutions
Central London, London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Executive Talent Solutions are working with an award winning leisure business to recruit a Group Accountant.

The position of Group Accountant will be based in their central London office and offers a salary between £55 and £65k plus excellent benefits.

This role is ideally suited to a pro-active and ambitious qualified accountant who is looking to further their career and personal development within a fast paced environment. This is a high profile role with exposure to board level directors and senior finance professionals across the organization.

Group Reporting

  • Provide support to the Group Financial Controller

  • Lead the monthly multi-currency consolidation of the group results and forecast, including:

    • update of consolidation journals including review of intercompany eliminations

    • analysis of central costs, central cash and variances

  • Prepare the monthly consolidated Flash report

  • Liaise directly with the divisional and business unit finance teams

  • Assist with preparation of the monthly management accounts and Board reports

  • Assist with preparation of the interim and year end annual reports

  • Liaise with the external auditors

  • Undertake consolidation system report writing and data analysis

    Budgeting and Strategic Planning

    Assist the Group Financial Controller in the budget and strategic planning processes

  • Prepare the group budget documents for the board

    Head Office Accounting

  • Prepare the statutory financial statements for the head-office companies

  • Manage interest calculations for intercompany loans and internal interest payments across the group

  • Completion of Companies House returns

Candidates will ideally be ACA qualified with audit experience from within a top 10 firm plus Group Accounting experience in industry (potentially secondment).