Group Financial Accountant - Fixed Term Contract

GAME Digital PLC
Basingstoke, UK
20 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are GAME.

We're all about building the most valuable community for gamers, bringing them latest games, exclusive editions, and hottest consoles to the UK. We're the UK's No.1 high-street videogames retailer for a reason - and we're looking for someone special to join us.

Think you're up for the challenge?

What you'll be doing

We're looking for a Group Financial Accountant to join our team in Basingstoke, on a fixed term contract basis for up to 6 months. As part of our Finance department, your key responsibilities will include:
  • Leading the integration into our new group structure which will include the establishment of new monthly reporting requirements and alignment of accounting policies across all group companies. Working closely with the finance teams in the UK and Spain to identify and align accounting policies, manage the set-up of new reports and ensuring monthly reporting timetable is achieved.
  • Monthly consolidation and group reporting
  • Preparing year end financial statements for all UK companies.
  • Consolidation of the Group's budgets and forecasts for the financial year
  • Being a key point of contact for auditors
  • Providing technical accounting assistance and guidance to the group, including IFRS 16

Your EXP
  • IFRS and group experience essential, ideally in a PLC environment
  • Technical accounting experience
  • Group reporting experience

Bonus points for:

Knowing your stuff. Genuinely passionate and excited about what you do, you're a team player with an interest in gaming and experience in a similar field.

We've got a lot to offer

What's in it for you? Plenty. We offer our team a pretty nice package of perks (even if we do say so ourselves), including:
  • Fantastic opportunities for development and promotion
  • Awesome staff discounts on the latest games, consoles, tech, and more
  • Matched pension contributions
  • A generous benefits package

...and much, much more!

Not a bad deal, huh?


You'll be joining our Finance team in Basingstoke. With a cool chillout zone featuring some of the hottest console games, awesome tournaments, clubs and competitions - from football and foosball to bake-offs - there's plenty to get involved with. Our on-site Bistro offers special themed days throughout the year.

We've even been known to have beer o' clock Fridays, free pizza lunches, and enough sweets to keep the whole office buzzing. It all adds up to one amazing, vibrant place to work with one of the most exciting company cultures you'll ever experience.

Sounds amazing, right?

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