Senior Reporting Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £75000 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Abigail Furlong

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    AF - RA - 2826_1545135310

  • Published:

    6 months ago


  • Management of a team of 4 (2 managers and 2 analysts)
  • Ensuring timeliness and reliability of financial records, including general ledger, financial statements, regulatory and management reports
  • Reviewing P&L, cash flow, balance sheet and supplementary submissions (eg DSO reporting, Foreign Exchange analysis) for NGCE
  • Ensuring consistency and integrity between P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflow
  • Making a proactive contribution to progressively improve reporting speed and quality to all stakeholders
  • Ensuring accurate reporting in compliance with Group policies, local and US GAAP
  • Liaising with the Europe & Africa Reporting & Planning, and local FNG finance teams across the region to coordinate monthly closing activities
  • Supporting local FNG Europe & Africa finance teams with annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting
  • Co-ordinating with Europe & Africa advertising sales team to accurately report global and pan-regional revenues
  • Reviewing and signing off of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and SOX files
  • Complying with statutory and legal requirements: audit, tax, VAT and regulatory filings or information requests
  • Ensuring that procedures and controls are followed and maintained within finance and across the organisation, including SOX requirements
  • Promoting a robust control environment within the Europe & Africa Reporting and Accounting Team
  • Supporting VP, Planning & Reporting with supplementary analysis and ad hoc requests


  • Qualified Accountant with at least five years PQE
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate clearly with a range of people across countries
  • Proven ability to manage a team and build relationships across the business
  • Financial reporting experience in a multi-site, multi-currency business
  • Strong organizational skills, with experience of managing multiple deadlines
  • Ability to manage and prioritise own workload and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure
  • Excellent team player, who consistently displays a positive attitude
  • Proven track record and fast learner
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexible approach, willing to work as part of a team
  • IT literate with strong Excel skills and accounting systems knowledge
  • Willing to learn, self-motivated, with a can-do attitude

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