Group Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Covent Garden
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
07 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

To produce the internal Group management reporting information and the financial element of the quarterly, half-year and year end external announcements.

Client Details

A multi-national FTSE250 retail business.

Description

The Group Accountant will primarily be responsible for the following but not exclusively:

  • Produce quarterly sales and profit figures for inclusion in Stock Exchange announcements.
  • Produce the half year interim announcement, year end preliminary announcement and year end financial statements under IFRS.
  • Consolidate budget and forecast submissions.
  • Prepare monthly management account packs and Board reports for senior group management.
  • Assist with production of statutory accounts for head office structure companies.
  • Completion of statutory statistical returns on a rota basis.
  • Preparation of analysis and presentation material as requested, with focus on the balance sheet.
  • Work with systems accountants to maintain and develop the consolidation system and reports.
  • Ensure awareness of technical and business issues facing the business.
  • Review, support and challenge reporting submissions.
  • Develop excellent working relationships with head office departments.
  • Keep management informed of accounting technical developments and their impact on Group reporting.
  • Work on projects to implement new accounting and reporting developments and improvements.
  • Provide cover for other members of the reporting team.

Profile

What you'll need to be successful:

  • Excel and Word skills required, prior Hyperion experience an advantage but not a requirement.
  • Key competencies: Strong IFRS technical accounting, attention to detail, judgement, relationship building, collaboration, drive and implementation.
  • A good team player who can operate in a professional but friendly environment.
  • Plc exposure, consolidation experience and French language skills are advantages but not requirements.
  • Qualified accountant - ACA/CIMA/ACCA

Job Offer

What's in it for you?

  • The opportunity to work for a FTSE250 company
  • exposure to a wide variety of internal functions as to enhance your experience.
  • Central London location
  • An internationally focused and growing business
  • Career progression
  • 25 days holiday
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Pension contribution

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