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Group Reporting Accountant

Job Title: Group Reporting Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
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Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: GR45_1558349207
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 Reporting Accountant for a FTSE listed PLC based in Central London. As Group Financial Accountant, you will be responsible for the preparation of annual and half-yearly statutory consolidated group financial statements under IFRS.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • 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

  • Qualified (ACA/ACCA) - 2-3 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