Interim Senior Group Accountant

The One Group
Cambridge, UK
20 Aug 2019
27 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Senior Group Accountant
Location: Cambridge
Salary: Competitive daily rate
Type: 6 month Contract, potential extension


A leading business with headquarters in Cambridge and a history of significant growth are looking for a Senior Group Accountant to join their central finance team.

Job description and key responsibilities:

Working closely with the Group Financial Controller, this role will be hands-on assisting the Group Finance department in monthly reconciliation's including the preparation of monthly and daily consolidated management accounts, financial statements, VAT and forecasting functions including associated taxation.

- Assist with the production of the Group's published Annual Report and Accounts and Interim Report and Accounts in accordance with IFRS within the set timeline
- Preparation of statutory financial statements
- Review, investigate and resolve intercompany variances on a monthly basis
- Reconciliation of quarterly Group VAT returns and preparation and posting of all Group VAT payments and adjustments
- Preparation of monthly and quarterly Balance Sheet reconciliation's for all GL accounts to which ownership is assigned
- Production of the Group's published Annual Report and Accounts and accounts in accordance with IFRS
- Audit management- Responsible of day to day management of the delivering of the annual audit, liaising with external auditors and Drafts accounting papers for all judgemental areas of financial reporting
- General ledger Accounting- Monthly closing of group consolidation, including preparation and posting of all consolidation journals and FRS102 to IFRS conversion adjustments

Skills and knowledge:

- Qualified ACA
- Strong technical accounting knowledge- IFRS and UK GAAP
- Excellent Excel skills and knowledge of Cogos TM1
- Experience of preparing complex consolidations and reporting from large volumes of data

If you are immediately available and would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in contact with me - or 01223 237888

With offices in Cambridge, Northampton and Peterborough - The ONE Group's recruitment specialists offer unparalleled recruitment expertise across seven specialist divisions; Accountancy & Finance, Executive Search, HR, IT, Marketing, Office Support and Technical.

Whether you are looking to advertise a job, or take the next step in your career, we offer an ever-growing employment network, which currently exceeds 50,000 people in the East of England and The Midlands.

We pride ourselves in adding value to any recruitment experience, with the foundation of our success coming from customer service, expert knowledge of the local marketplace and our understanding of the significant value people can add to the workplace.

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