Group Financial Accountant

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50,000 to £55,000

  • Contact:

    James King

  • Contact email:

    james.king@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-26

Altum are currently supporting a FTSE listed Natural Resources and Energy company to find them a key member of the group finance team.  This role will be the Controller responsible for a portfolio of head office companies including key UK registered holding companies in the US

This role will also provide support on other ad-hoc projects, including company liquidations and loan rationalisation project and key system improvement projects.

Key responsibilities

  • Perform the day to day accounting for responsible statutory entities, including assisting Treasury Finance in preparing and posting journals in SAP;
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations where required;
  • Perform the monthly review of company data and reporting in BPC (group reporting system) including posting BPC journals as required;
  • Production of ad hoc management accounts for subsidiary Board meetings e.g. to support dividend proposals;
  • Prepare the annual financial statements for responsible entities using excel
  • Be the key point of contact for the annual audits
  • Provide information for tax compliance to prepare the Company corporation tax returns;

Other ad-hoc responsibilities

  • Provide operational advice and expertise to the wider Finance team on reporting and other issues to improve operational efficiency and information exchange.
  • Maintain external and internal relationships and sources to learn and understand best practice developments in reporting to support professional development and to maintain expertise.

Desired skills and experience

  • Ideally a newly qualified ACA Qualified Accountant
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks, with a strong drive for results.
  • Highly proficient communicator. Self-motivated, proactive with excellent attention to detail.
  • A strong team player, with a thirst for improvement through operational efficiency & information exchange.
  • Skilled in accounting and reporting pronouncements with some knowledge of governance, risk and internal control frameworks.
  • Ability to build solid business relationships with internal and external stakeholders.