Senior Accountant - Investment Management

Recruiter
Consumer Additions
Location
London
Salary
60000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a family owned group that owns a number of recognisable businesses, including one of the most successful high street retailers. The group also has worldwide interests in hotels, property and a portfolio of financial investments, employing over 15,000 people globally.

This role sits within the Property and Investment Finance department. The Property and Investment Finance department is responsible for the financial and management accounting and reporting for a range of entities

Main duties include:

  • Preparation and review of quarterly management accounts

  • Preparation and review of annual statutory accounts

  • Assisting with year-end audit, including liaising with the auditors to ensure the target sign-off date is achieved

  • Liaison with a range of internal and external stakeholders, including reporting and tax

  • Assisting with systems and processes - review and evaluation of all the financial systems and processes of the department

  • Ad hoc project work

The ideal person will be / have:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA) or overseas equivalent

  • Experience of producing management and statutory accounts

  • Very strong technical skills and an ability to deal with complex transactions such as investment acquisitions and disposals

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel

  • Experience and commercial awareness in the property/investment industry

  • Experience of reporting under FRS 102

  • Experience of Sage Advanced Accounts Production & Cognos an advantage

They are offering a great overall package and paying up to £80k for the right candidate.