Group Accountant

Group Accountant

KennedyPearce are partnering with a International Energy provider based in London, focused on bringing sustainable energy to emerging countries across the world with a particular emphasis on Africa.

Following a recent promotion our client is looking to hire a finalist/newly qualified Group Accountant to take ownership of Group financial records and reporting. This will include consolidated statutory accountants, provide accurate and timely financial analysis of the accounting records.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited too:

* Assistance with preparation of Group consolidated statutory results in compliance with IFRS
* Assistance with preparation of Group monthly management report including the financial performance of the head office and all overseas operating businesses
* Accounting records in respect of all holding companies in the group:
* understanding, interpreting and explaining the financial results and records of the operating businesses
* Monthly procedures/control work for the group to include:

* Inter-company reconciliations and resolution
* Calculation of non-controlling interests
* Group tax calculations
* Balance sheet reconciliations and reviews
* Review of Group external exposures
* Preparation of Group PPE accounts

* Monitoring all Group tax compliance requirements, deadlines and status, and preparation/coordination/sign-off for quarterly and annual tax returns to the extent required for corporate companies (within area of responsibility)
* Updating financial models for existing operating businesses with the latest operational expectations and actual financial results, which will be used to evaluate financial close expectations and to satisfy shareholder reporting requirements
* Accounting for new businesses in the group, including fair value acquisition accounting entries. Also to include accounting training to new team members in London and overseas and integration into the group.
* Assistance with the annual budgeting process

To be considered for this role you will ideally be/have:

* Newly Qualified ACA/ACCA
* Have proven ownership of Technical Accountanting
* Proven consolidation experience
* Professional and articulate with the ability to business partner with all levels of the business.

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