Group Financial Accountant

Job Title: Group Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £400 - £425 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: RB032_1554989778
Contact Name: Rahela Begum
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group is currently for a Group Financial Accountant for a listed company 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) - newly qualified or 1-2 years PQE
  • Good technical accounting knowledge and previous IFRS and consolidation experience is essential
  • Excel and Word skills required, prior systems experience an advantage but not a requirement
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, team player
  • Ability to work under pressure during key times
  • Takes pride in their work produces output of strong quality