Group Accountant - First Step from Practice

England, Kent
£45000 - £50000 per annum
11 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Jake Kennedy
Contract Type
Full Time

Great opportunity for qualified candidate looking for their first step into industry to join an FMCG company based in Kent.

Client Details

Established FMCG business based in North Kent are looking for a Group Accountant.


Reporting directly to the Group Financial Controller, your key responsibilities include:

Assist in the preparation of the Group's monthly management reporting pack, analysis and commentary for presentation to the Board.
Provide input into the preparation of quarterly Group consolidation, along with the review, investigation, and resolution of intercompany variances.
Support the preparation of annual Group and subsidiary statutory financial statements, and associated disclosure notes.
Assist in the provision of information for tax purposes to external advisors and reviewing of tax computations.
Support the preparation of the Group's annual budget and the management of the ongoing forecast
Assist in maintaining appropriate Group wide accounting policies, procedures and controls and preparation of accounting technical papers and provision of technical advice.
Provide input in the review, improvement and implementation of new financial controls and reporting processes to maximise efficiencies.
Developing relationships with operations, senior management and the wider finance function to allow efficient and timely information flow.


Must have consolidations experience
Strong technical skills
Excellent attention to detail
Qualified ACA/ACCA ideally coming straight from practice
Advanced excel and Microsoft skills
A proactive approach to finding solutions to business and system problems

Job Offer

The Group Accountant is paying £50,000 + bonus and other benefits