Consolidation Accountant

Kerry Foods Group
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Kerry Foods is part of the Kerry Group, an global food organization with over 24,000 employees and with an annual turnover in excess of €5.3 billion. Responsible for some of the UK and Ireland's best known brands, such as Cheestrings, Mattessons, Wall's & Richmond sausages, Pure, Yollies, Dairygold and Denny. Kerry Foods is also a leading producer of supermarket private label products such as chilled and frozen ready meals, cooked meats, cheese and dairy products. We are currently looking for a Consolidation Accountant to in our Head office Finance team in Egham.

Working as part of a high performing and cohesive finance team the job of Consolidation Accountant is a pivotal role in the function. This role has really made significant contributions to the streamlining of processes within the finance function ensuring Kerry Foods remain a top performer within group reporting and the successful candidate will continue to develop and deliver best in class financial reporting.

The job of Consolidation Accountant acts as the central point of contact for accounting issues, master data management, accounting of dormants & eliminations and process control as well as coordinate and complete the consolidation of the Weekly Flash, Monthly Actuals, Forecasting and Cash Flows. You will also be responsible for year end including opening Actuals for the following year.

Other tasks include

  • Completing consolidation of BOP matrix & produce final reports for circulation
  • Completeing payroll / headcount reporting for sites and complete cost control reports for budget holders.
  • Completing external data requests: CSO return (ROI) & National Statistics (UK) and maintain KPIs in relation to process / timetable adherence.
  • Producing reports for Operations, Commercial, Procurement & Senior leadership
  • Providing technical and systems support to the finance teams
  • Acting as central point of contact for IFRS accounting standards
  • Designing, building and maintaining Excel check models to ensure quality of information.
To apply for the role of Consolidation Accountant you should be of graduate calibre and be a Chartered Accountant (we are looking for an ACA Professional Accountancy Qualification). Ideally from a practise background you should have a strong understanding of Financial Audits and have an excellent understanding of IFRS accounting standards. With advanced Excel skills, you should also have excellent communication and analytical skills as well as strong team playing skills.

Does this sound like you? If so I would love to hear from you.

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