Group Accountant

Robert Walters
South West London
£45000 - £52000 per annum
04 Feb 2017
04 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified accountant to join a global market leading communications company, based in central London.

This is a brand new role that has two key aspects, firstly to support the Group Finance Manager with reporting requirements and secondly to take ownership of the finances for the Sweden office.

Sole responsibilities will be -

Assisting the Group Finance Manager with:

  • Monthly group pack consolidation
  • Consolidated fee analysis involving correct application of cross border fee allocations
  • Reporting on both geographical and client bases
  • Lloyds bank partnership loan covenants
  • Assisting the Group Finance Manager with quarterly reporting to the bank confirming compliance
  • Forecast analysis to model how covenants will be met in the future
  • Liaison with PwC on an annual basis to help with preparation of annual report to Lloyds
  • Annual group consolidated financial statements
  • Assisting with the preparation of the annual group consolidated financial statements including analysis of all balances to ensure consolidation is being prepared correctly

Client reporting

  • Working as part of a team to ensure data integrity and accuracy of reporting information by client
  • Assistance in the continual development of the client management information system

Group transfer pricing

  • Ensuring group documentation is kept up to date
  • Setting of group transfer pricing rates (twice annually)
  • Preparation of quarterly transfer pricing invoices


  • Co-ordinating with the local firm of Accountants to gather the required information to prepare the monthly management pack
  • Payroll reconciliations
  • VAT and other tax reconciliations and payments
  • Ensuring sales invoicing is up to date and monitoring revenue recognition for completeness
  • Review of purchase ledger invoicing and monthly payment runs
  • Responding to ad hoc requests for information and detailed analysis

This is a great company, which will offer fantastic structure and support. They are a well established company in their field and will be a great step for someone looking to make that move out of practice.