Group Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1256958058
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description Robert Half are working with a property organisation based in Guildford who are looking to hire a new Group Accountant to join their UK Finance Team. This role has been created due to an internal promotion, in this position you will be directly reporting to the Head of Group Reporting alongside working closely with the Group Financial Controller and Finance Director. This is a wide and varied role where you be heavily involved with the financial reporting and financial analysis for the Group. This role provides an excellent opportunity for a first step outside of practice for an ACA Qualified Accountant. It provides a route into industry, in an interesting and dynamic sector, Role * Contribution to the Annual Report and Presentation to Analysts/Investors. * Preparation of Group consolidation and detailed analysis of key components * Monitoring disclosures and updating Group practice where required (through direct liaison with Divisional Finance teams). * Liaison with external auditors throughout the audit process. * Preparation of subsidiary and joint venture statutory accounts. * Preparation of key analytical documentation (cash flow forecasting, stock analysis, sales analysis, status of planning applications). * Preparation and analysis of Group land holdings. * Forecasting of half year and year-end financial results. * Review and preparation of analysis of competitor results and industry trends. Profile * Qualified ACA Accountant * IT literate, including good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word * Motivated with a positive 'can do' attitude * Good organisational skills * Diligent with strong attention to detail is essential * Confident and at ease dealing with all levels of management within a corporate head office environment * Ability to multitask and prioritise work accordingly to timescales * Professional approach and high level of discretion. * Team player, willing to learn and get involved with a wide range of tasks * Ability to work on own initiative and generate solutions Company My client is a well-known property organization based in Guildford; they have an excellent working culture where there is a big emphasis on work life balance. They are also a social team who regularly participate in team activities. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to gain industry exposure, over the past few years my client has had a great record with taking in people from practice into their first industry role. If this sounds of interest, please apply below! Salary & Benefits £50,000 - £55,000 + Amazing Benefits Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Where rates of pay or salary ranges are detailed these are dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training. If you wish to apply for this position please read our Privacy Notice which details how we may use, process, store and disclose your Personal Information:

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