Technical/Statutory/Group Accountant

Michael Page Finance
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Opportunity to join a FTSE 100 as a group accountant in central London.

My client is a market leader in the media & publishing space, offering an atmosphere that prides itself in technology and personal success.

Client Details

My client is a FTSE 100 company with a global presence in the media & publishing space. With offices across the globe and their headquarters based in central London, the company proudly places technology at the heart of its business model.


Key areas of responsibility will include:

Production and review of monthly finance pack for group CFO

Comparison of actual site results to forecasts/budgets

Assisting Senior Group Accountant in various tasks including -
monthly group financial reporting and consolidation of global reporting entities

Consolidation and preparation of interim and annual statutory accounts

Interim and year-end audit work, auditor liaison

Preparation of statutory accounts for UK holding companies

Preparation of UK tax computations


The successful Group Accountant will have the following:

  • Strong academics
  • Accounting qualification ACA (or equivalent) essential
  • Big 4 Practice Firm background preferred
  • Group consolidation (IFRS) audit experience highly desirable
  • Reliability in dealing with hard and changing deadlines
  • Strong IT literacy
  • Strong analytical skills

Job Offer

My client is offering between £50,000 and £55,000 depending on experience. You will have the opportunity to work in central London and work alongside other high-achieving peers in the finance team.