Project Accountant - Liquidations

Recruiter
Global Accounting Network
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
1210414015
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Global Accounting Network are currently partnering exclusively with a real estate business who have experienced a sustained period of real growth. The business is showing no signs of slowing down and has kicked off a transformation project to further enhance systems, processes and the finance function as a whole. This position is for a Project Accountant to lead a large scale liquidation programme. At current state, there are 100+ entities looking to reduce by 30-40 ideally.

There a number of companies which can be struck off, whilst others will need to be liquidated and others restructured. There is a combination of offshore and UK entities.

As the Project Accountant, this position will report directly into the Head of Transformation but will work very closely with the Head of Tax and legal team.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Lead a large scale liquidation programme
  • Review, compile and analyse company information
  • Business and forecast reviews
  • Business and strategic planning
  • Working capital management reviews
  • Undertake financial analysis and prepare financial models
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of statutory and compliance processes and deadlines
  • Ad hoc requests from the Head of Transformation & CFO

Ideal Candidate:
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Must have previous experience within liquidations
  • Previous experience working within a rapidly changing environment would be advantageous
  • Ability to act autonomously and manage a project
  • Ability to get hands on posting journals etc
  • A problem solver, not just problem identifier

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