Group Accountant

  • Location:

    London

  • Specialism:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:

    60,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Iman Sharma

  • Contact email:

    Iman.sharma@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    4762

  • Job Start date:

    2022-08-05

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-03

This role is responsible for maintaining and supporting an effective and efficient Statutory Reporting process. You will be working with a number of stakeholders at various levels across a number of locations in our business.

Key Responsibilities:
Monthly Reporting

  • Responsible for the FCCS consolidation on a monthly basis
  • Monitoring submissions from our UK and International finance teams and highlighting any issues to our systems support team.
  • Preparation of consolidated financial statements on a monthly basis for inclusion in the Group Performance pack.
  • Preparation of the cash flow statement.
  • Preparation of month end reconciliations for acquisitions, investments and fixed assets.

Forecast & Budgeting

  • Prepare the Budget, Forecast, 5YP & Cash Flow for JV's & Associates, Acquisition Liabilities.

Technical Accounting

  • Key contact for IFRS 16.
  • Responsible for booking the acquisition accounting through FCCS.
  • Understand the Group’s investments - change in control, accounting for JV's and associates and other investments.
  • Overall responsibility for Fixed Assets and CAPEX.
Interim & Year End Accounting
  • Responsible for the preparation of the consolidation and  schedules used in the Interim and Year end reporting.
  • Responsible  for managing adjustments post the close of the GL and process these through the consolidated financial statements.
  • Preparation of the notes to the financial statements for various sections.
  • Ad-hoc support during key reporting periods as required.

The successful candidate will have the following key skills:

  • ACA / ACCA  (or equivalent) qualified accountant.
  • Preparation of financial statements under IFRS.
  • Previous experience with a system based consolidation tool (FCCS, HFM or similar).
  • Experience working within a large matrix commercial organisation.
  • Commercially astute with an inquisitive nature and desire to understand drivers behind the numbers and reports.
  • Ability to present technical information to non-technical audiences.