Group Financial Accountant

Recruiter
KennedyPearce Consulting
Location
London
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
13 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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