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Group Financial Accountant

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £350 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Sherine Rose

  • Contact email:

    Sherine@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    GRPSR_1652729538

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

*OUTSIDE IR35*

We are hiring for a global consultancy business who are hiring a GROUP ACCOUNTANT on a 12 month basis. This candidate will be responsible for supporting the consolidation and external reporting requirements of the group.

This central role forms part of the newly formed Group Reporting team. As a Group Accountant, you will support the accurate and efficient consolidation of Group figures and delivery of the Group's key external reporting obligations.

Key accountabilities:

  • Support the monthly consolidation process ensuring accurate, efficient and timely reporting of group results; track and ensure adherence to timetable by business units.
  • Support the periodic (monthly, quarterly and annual) external financial reporting processes to produce the annual statutory accounts and reporting to private equity owners, minority investors, and lenders.
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of key balances and preparation of supporting schedules for group reporting.
  • Support the external and internal audit processes, ensuring a smooth and effective process and implementation of audit findings and recommendations.
  • Support the implementation and embedding of OneStream, including new policies, processes and controls.
  • Provide support on accounting policy and other technical accounting matters.
  • Lead or support ad hoc Group Finance related projects as required.

Skill Requirements

  • Professional background, qualified accountant, with ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of IFRS.
  • Strong direct experience of group accounting, including a good understanding of complex, large-scale, multi-currency consolidations.
  • Experience of using group consolidation systems; knowledge of SAP-BFC and OneStream is desirable.
  • Strong advanced Excel knowledge.

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