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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: SB14897_1577961109
Contact Name: Sam Banks
Contact Email: sam@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruitinf for an interim Group accountant to join a FTSE 100 business based in Central London. You will be responsible owning the financial accounting for a portfolio of Group companies, as well as a number of technical areas.

Role Responsbilities

GROUP COMPANY FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

  • Maintenance of accounting records for a portfolio of Group companies
  • Ownership and reconciliation of allocated balance sheet accounts
  • Assistance with accounting for property, financing and tax structures in line with business requirements
  • Management of accounting integration for relevant acquisitions and disposals

SUBSIDIARY STATUTORY ACCOUNTS PREPARATION PROCESS

  • Preparation of the Group's subsidiary statutory accounts
  • Liaise with external auditors and the internal Group Reporting team to ensure statutory accounts are prepared
  • Ensure the Group's statutory accounts are filed with Companies House on a timely basis

TECHNICAL AREA OWNERSHIP

  • Be a subject matter expert for a specific accounting area e.g. pensions, cash flow, share based payments etc.
  • Own all accounting entries for subject area.
  • Ensure correct presentation of subject area in Group accounts

GROUP CONSOLIDATION

  • Assist with the production of the Group's periodic management accounts, ensuring all consolidation journals are posted and reconciled
  • Assist with the intercompany process ensuring that all Group balances are accurately reconciled
  • Ensure that the Group companies' management accounts are uploaded into Hyperion
  • Preparation of cash flow statement and related commentary

BUDGETING & FORECASTING

  • Manage the budgeting and forecasting process for the Group's subsidiary entities in conjunction with relevant divisions
  • Manage the budgeting & forecasting process for the allocated balance sheet accounts

OTHER

  • Perform a high standard of ad hoc analysis to support the CFO and Director of Group Finance