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Group Accountant

Job Title: Group Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
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Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: GA 4552_1547552207
Contact Name: Christian Pampellonne
Contact Email: christian@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting an Interim Group Accountant for a large PLC based in Central London.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Preparation of annual and half-yearly statutory consolidated group financial statements under IFRS, key contact point for external auditors. Also including liaison with other departments such as tax, treasury, company secretarial, and business unit heads.
  • To prepare relevant material for monthly Board Reporting addressing revenue, profits, cashflows, working capital, KPIs, etc
  • Review and improve the financial governance and reporting processes of with Group Finance and across Group companies
  • Accounting support for the business
  • Championing Group systems (HFM, SAP, Axiom)
  • Assistance with technical accounting including acquisition and disposal accounting
  • Analysis and interpretation of new accounting standards
  • Monitoring and analysing variances in group performance against budget, prior year and forecast
  • Ad hoc project work

Person Specification - the successful candidate will be and have:

  • Qualified (ACA/ACCA) - 3-4 years PQE
  • Good technical accounting knowledge and previous IFRS and consolidation experience is essential
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, team player