Group Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Eutopia Solutions Limited
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1266876185
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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