Senior Project Accountant

Michael Page Finance
Coulsdon North
14 Apr 2018
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is seeking a qualified ACCA, CIMA or ACA with good communication skills to join its small Group finance team in Surrey. The role is a high-profile entry level role for newly/recently qualified. Following on from the familiarisation with the operations and legal structure of the group the role will progress towards being a Senior Financial Analyst.

Client Details

An impressive and listed business searching for a technically strong Project Accountant


** A grounding in US GAAP is a pre-requisite for this role. The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate the technical ability, communication and organisation skills **

  • Updating the group's financial procedures manual in compliance with US GAAP
  • Review and updating of the group's Sarbanes Oxley compliance database
  • Assisting the Group Financial Accountant with legal entity consolidation
  • Implementation of the new accounting standard for leases
  • Research into US GAAP/UK GAAP/IFRS areas relating to the group's activities
  • Ad hoc analysis and research projects for the Group Finance Director
  • Modelling for potential acquisitions and subsequent due diligence
  • Financial accounting integration work for any newly acquired businesses
  • Periodic control reviews and investigations at operating businesses (typically no more than 2 a year).

The role is a lead into a Senior Finance Analyst role where responsibilities include:

  • Analysing group financial performance across the UK for monthly preparation of the Group Finance Director's report
  • Preparation of reports and presentations for the Group Chief Executive and Group Finance director
  • Preparation of the consolidated weekly performance report
  • Preparation of the group annual budget pack for group
  • Preparation of regular performance and forecast updates to group
  • Consolidation and submission of the annual capital expenditure budget, and routine reporting on actual expenditure to budget
  • Competitor analysis
  • Assistance to other offices/areas of the business on budgeting, forecasting and modelling


Qualified Candidate - ACA, ACCA, CIMA

US GAAP experience is essential skill to apply for this role

Strong Excel

Good commutation skills

Job Offer

£45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Pension + 25 days Holiday

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