Group Accountant

Job Title: Group Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TJ0201_GA_1546426428
Contact Name: Tom Johnstone
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently looking for a Group Accountant to join a Media business based in Central London

Reporting in to the Group Financial Controller this is an opportunity for a recently qualified ACA Accountant to take their first step into industry.


  • Working with the Group Financial Controller and Senior Group Accountant to deliver monthly group consolidation reporting and reviews and feeding into the quarterly US earnings releases.
  • Collaboration with other HQ functions including Tax, Legal, Treasury and FP&A
  • Performing technical US GAAP accounting assessments and overseeing technical accounting projects e.g. new revenue recognition and lease accounting standards.
  • Managing Holding company reporting and relationships with Dutch Holdco advisers
  • Managing the reporting and execution of cross border loan transactions
  • Performing on-site business unit balance reviews and supporting BU finance teams
  • Performing and presenting monthly working capital reviews to Group CFO
  • Providing ad-hoc support to the Senior Group Accountant and Group Financial Controller
  • Preparation, filing and liaison with auditors for UK FRS102 statutory accounts
  • Overseeing group intercompany transactions and reconciliations
  • Supporting corporate transactions


  • A qualified accountant, either ACA or ACCA
  • US GAAP and IFRS technical accounting experience
  • Experience of cross-border transactions
  • Excellent Excel (intermediate to advance) skills in data compilation and aggregation (e.g. pivot tables and v-lookup)
  • Keen interest in group finance and working and developing within an international corporate environment
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving mentality
  • "Can do" positive attitude, energy and enthusiasm.
  • Analytic and logical mindset and technical skills combined with the ability and desire to get into the details.
  • Strong attention to detail