Group Reporting Accountant

Walker Hamill Ltd
United Kingdom
£275 - £325 per day
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a leading global automotive distribution and retail group looking to recruit a Group Reporting Accountant, for an initial 6 months. The successful candidate will be required to support all aspects of internal and external financial reporting, and will add value using both their financial reporting knowledge and consolidation skills. Job Description: - Contribute to the successful implementation of the Group's new consolidation system. - Support the Group Reporting Manager in consolidating the profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow on a monthly basis. - Assist in the production of the full year externally reported financial statements, taking individual ownership of certain notes including responding to external auditor queries where appropriate. - Assist in providing financial accounting advice to Group subsidiaries in line with company policy and IFRS, including the implementation of new standards on Revenue Recognition, Leasing and Financial Instruments. - Ad hoc project work as required. Skills/Experience: - Qualified Accountant, preferably with some PQE gained in a Group role. - Experience in the preparation and / or audit of complex multi-currency consolidated management and financial information for a listed company. - Sound technical accounting skills. - Experience of using SAP BPC would be an advantage. - Strong intellect and analytical skills. - Self-starter with an ability to use their own initiative and work without direct supervision. - Comfortable with change and operating in a fast-paced and dynamic working environment. - Delivers accurate work on time, with a strong attention to detail. - Good communication skills with the ability to influence, challenge and persuade through personal credibility, integrity and professionalism. - Ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of people, both internal and external. Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for almost 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed companies, private equity backed businesses and privately owned, early stage ventures. We recruit across all sectors, but have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia. For further information, please see [URL removed]
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