Group Financial Accountant

Eutopia Solutions Limited
London, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Group Financial Accountant - 4 Month Contract

Group Financial Accountant required by our nationally renowned FMCG/Logistics client on a 4-month contract. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing the FY2019 financial statements for all the companies within the group and coordinate/be the primary contact for the external audit of the financial statements.

Principal accountabilities
  • Prepare the annual financial statements for all UK companies in accordance with IFRS or FRS101 (varies by entity);
  • Work with the Technical Accounting team to establish the most appropriate way to present complex transactions;
  • Liaise with colleagues and subsidiaries across the Group to collate information and commentary for the financial statements;
  • Coordinate the external audit of the financial statements, provide the auditors with all required evidence and answer queries. Ensure that all financial statements have audit approval by agreed deadlines;
  • Coordinate the review, approval and signing of all financial statements to meet agreed deadlines;
  • Document procedures for the financial statements process to enable a handover.

Required experience and competencies
  • Extensive financial reporting experience;
  • Ability to work autonomously and take full ownership of the financial statements process;
  • ACA (or equivalent) with at least 5 years post qualification experience;
  • Strong, up to date knowledge of IFRS and FRS101;
  • Very high level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • A technically minded accountant with significant experience of preparing complex financial statements;
  • Experience of financial reporting in a large, international group environment
  • Someone comfortable liaising with auditors and collating information from colleagues

Please apply now for immediate consideration!

REF: Accountant Jobs, Finance Jobs, ACA, ACCA, Accountancy Jobs

Eutopia Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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