Group Financial Accountant

England, London
£50000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Chloe O'Donovan
Experience Levels
Newly Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time

Group Financial Accountant

Key Purpose

In the most simplistic terms, what are the 3 or 4 things that the role holder needs to perform really well.

  • Assist in monthly consolidation and management reporting for the group
  • Assist in half year and year end statutory reporting for the group
  • Assist in statutory reporting for group companies
  • Assist in the external audit process
  • Liaise with finance teams of operating businesses
  • Liaise with Group shared service centre in India

Key Accountabilities

Specific statements outlining what the employee is ultimately responsible for delivering. These are the things they will be measured against.

  • Prepare consolidation and other journals in Oracle and HFM
  • Review intercompany matrix and resolve any mismatches
  • Prepare or review journals generated by the treasury management system
  • Assist with the preparation of consolidated group Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, Working capital, Capital Expenditure and other analysis for monthly CFO pack
  • Perform balance sheet reviews with finance teams of operating businesses
  • Assist with the preparation disclosure notes for the half year and year end statutory group accounts
  • Obtain and consolidate information from finance teams of operating businesses
  • Prepare approximately 25 sets of company statutory accounts
  • Respond to external audit queries
  • Assist in ad hoc projects

Qualifications & Experience

  • Qualified accountant, preferably ACA
  • Sound technical accounting background including IFRS, FRS 101 and FRS 102
  • Experience of multi-currency consolidations

IT Experience

  • Good demonstrable skills Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Experience of Oracle and HFM financial systems an advantage

Skills & Competencies

  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good organisation skills and ability to work under tight deadlines

Personal Attributes

  • Good problem solver with intellectual curiosity
  • Good team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Confident and articulate
  • Motivated individual

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