Group Financial Accountant

KennedyPearce Consulting
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our FTSE 100 client have a fantastic opportunity available for a Group Financial Accountant to join their multinational media company. You will be reporting to the Group Financial Controller and you will work as part of a team responsible for Financial Reporting and ensuring the high quality of data for reporting purposes.


  • Manager of store cost/fixed asset accountant
  • Complete the Group consolidation process for Management and Statutory Accounts
  • Own the annual report financial information
  • Own statutory accounts process for subsidiaries
  • Act as a primary contact for external auditors for financial reporting
  • Undertake a technical review of accounting standards and assess their impact on Group accounting policies and reporting
  • Regularly review and revise the Group accounting policies and accounting manual
  • Proactively review the Group financials to identify future issues
  • Complete submissions to HMRC
  • Work with Tax and treasury team to ensure that subsidiary accounts accurately reflect tax transactions and that these are subsequently reflected in SAP
  • Business partner to finance, exec and legal cost centres, working with budget owners to forecast costs, and report on performance against forecast monthly
  • Technical business partner to M&A team and Strategy team, ensuring appropriate accounting advice given for any transactions into Group e.g. acquisitions and subsequent inclusion in group consolidation


  • ACA qualified accountant with at least 2 years PQE
  • Experience of leading a team
  • Technically astute and intellectually curious
  • Good knowledge of IFRS and new UK GAAP
  • Experience of group consolidations