Group Financial Accountant

Job Title: Group Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3-6 months
REF: SB1497856_1563349624
Contact Name: Sam Banks
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are working closely with a global Multi-Channel marketing agency. They have displayed astonishing growth, going from start-up to multi-national in just two decades. The firm are looking for an Interim Group Financial Accountant.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist on Group and local audits
  • Support on preparation of Group consolidated accounts
  • Preperation on Statutory Accountant
  • Acquisition accounting and consolidation into the Group accounts
  • Corporate tax and all other statutory compliance
  • Leads local accounts / annual tax return preparation for Europe and Asia entities
  • Assists the US Financial Controller with the calculation of quarterly and annual tax returns
  • Set up/dissolve legal entities as and when the business requires
  • Closing year end in SAP, posting all local adjustments, and rolling forward the new financial year
  • Prepare the monthly UK payroll journal and monthly management charge
  • Maintain the Allocations schedule used for the monthly management charge
  • Monthly forecasting and management pack board reporting
  • Decision support including investment appraisal, profitability analysis
  • Support senior management in decision making through insightful financial analysis with a focus on visual presentation skills
  • Annual business planning and target setting
  • Develop, maintain and enhance reporting and analysis tools/processes

Key Skills:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with one to two year's PQE
  • Marketing/PR sector experience preferred but not mandatory
  • Experience at preparing group consolidated accounts
  • Excellent technical skills, including a good knowledge of FRS102
  • Strong Interpersonal skills