Group Financial Accountant

Recruiter
KennedyPearce Consulting
Location
London
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
09 Apr 2017
Closes
09 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client, a FTSE 100 listed Media business is currently in the market to hire a newly qualified Big 4 candidate to join their business as Group Financial Accountant. This is an opportunity within a global company and will provide an excellent opportunity to progress within the business in the future.

This role will reporting to the Group Financial Controller and will work as part of a close team of accountants who are responsible for financial reporting and providing financial accounting advice to the rest of the business.

Key responsibilities:

Preparation and effective control of the production and review of the Annual and Half Year report.

Review of technical accounting developments under IFRS, ensuring new developments are communicated throughout the Group and embedded into management and statutory reporting as necessary.

Provide technical IFRS accounting advice and support to Divisions and Shared Service Centres.

Driving improvements in group processes and controls.

Ad-hoc assistance with projects including acquisitions and disposals

Support for monthly consolidation close activities

The successful candidate will be highly ambitious and keen to take a new role in industry having recently completed the ACA qualification in the Big 4. You will be a self-starter with the ability to work using their own initiative. You will have an excellent technical knowledge and with this strong influencing skills including the ability to communicate complex financial technical matters to non-technical people. Working exposure to UK PLC reporting is imperative. Strong IT skills with good Excel experience will be advantageous.