Senior Global Accountant

Recruiter
Marks Sattin (UK) Ltd
Location
London
Salary
65000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This individual will be responsible for working with the Global Financial Reporting Manager and the Head of Global Reporting in:

  • Preparation of the Group's consolidated statutory accounts for Full Year and Half Year;
  • Preparation of the statutory accounts and disclosures for the Group's UK Insurance entity for Full Year;
  • Coordination and production of the Group's Annual Report;
  • To gather, manage and monitor the integrity of the management and financial data used for all reporting to the Group Board including management accounts, forecasts and the three year plan;
  • Ensure Financial Accounting throughout the Bupa Group, complies with the latest accounting guidance and promote best practice;
  • possible standard in the most efficient manner. In addition to the above, this individual will be accountable for the following:
  • Taking the lead on high profile commercial projects and ad-hoc tasks, which will provide exposure to a number of senior managers;
  • Co-ordination, planning and managing core regular reporting processes such as month end;
  • Taking a key role in coaching and developing more junior members of the team;
  • Responsible for preparation of the Group statutory reporting instructions for year end and half year;
  • Liaise with the Group auditors to ensure they receive appropriate information to perform their audit.
  • Develop and ensure adherence to Technical Accounting policies in relation to financial accounting / reporting and the interpretation of current financial reporting standards for use by finance teams around the Group in reporting their monthly, forecast and financial data.
  • Provide financial accounting advice to Business Units and Group functions by interpreting and applying financial reporting standards;
Qualifications, Training and Experience:

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Professional qualification (ACCA, ACA)
  • Group reporting/consolidation experience in a large group
  • Clear understanding of financial controls and importance of data integrity
  • Experience of coordinating large processes with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including preparation of executive presentations
  • Good listening and influencing skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing and ambiguous situations
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint; experience of working with financial systems (especially