Group Financial Accountant

Macildowie Associates
09 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a strong technical accountant ACA / ACCA from an accountancy practice or group finance function to join the North Leicestershire head office function of a market leading business in the capacity of Group Accountant.

Reporting to the Group Accounting Manager you will perform and review group reporting and related schedules and work on technical areas including specific technical projects required for changes to IFRS accounting policies.

The main responsibilities in the role will include:

Production and delivery of consolidated monthly reports for review by the Senior Group Financial Accountant
Maintenance of month end consolidation model and related journal postings
Lead on the production and delivery of the quarterly and annual reports for review by the Head of Group Financial Reporting to the agreed standard and timetable
Investigating, responding to and resolving queries arising from the quarterly and annual review process
Developing, documenting and maintaining a quarterly and annual reporting routine process, ensuring that all information prepared is accurate and consistent prior to review
Production of supporting documents and ad-hoc queries and requests relating to quarterly reporting
Manage the preparation and delivery of the UK statutory accounts including those for Group Holding Companies and UK operating entities
Manage and review the preparation of UK company audit deliverable files
Responsible for ensuring group audit adjustments are appropriately posted and for managing the group reserves position for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting
Manage communication, data collation and collection on large technical projects
Identify and communicate areas where group policies and procedures require preparing or updating. Work with the Head of Group Financial Reporting to ensure that IFRS policies and procedures are kept up to date
Assist in the development of the qualitative aspects of group financial statements including director's report, risk and financial instrument disclosures.

As the ideal candidate for this role you will hold a relevant accounting qualification ACA or ACCA and have trained within a top tier practice, or have at least two years within a group function. You will possess up to date knowledge of IFRS and have experience of producing group reporting.

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