Senior Group Accountant

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

  • Salary:

    £65,000 to £70,000

  • Contact:

    James King

  • Contact email:

    james.king@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 3800 1429

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-30

​Altum are currently supporting a FTSE 100 technology business to find them a new member for their Group Finance team which is heavily involved in the external reporting requirements of a FTSE100 listed company. The role produces key elements of the Group’s financial statements, provides accounting support to the wider Group and helps to develop key aspects of financial control.

Key responsibilities

•Ownership of key activities in the monthly consolidation process, ensuring all parts of the business have the necessary support to report on time and accurately

•Preparation of elements of half year and full year Group financial statements for external reporting

•Completion of subsidiary statutory financial statements

•Implementation of new IFRSs

•Key contributor to the Group accounting manual

•Performance of impairment reviews

•Calculation of share based payment expense

•Memorandums on key Group accounting matters

•Ownership of the intercompany process

•Researching accounting treatments and write papers on Group accounting policy

Required skills and experience

•Qualified accountant or equivalent

•Good understanding of IFRS

•Comfortable working in a fast changing environment

•Working knowledge of a first class Group reporting team with a UK listing

•Excellent communicator and influencer that can quickly build quality relationships

•Excellent attention to detail

•Excellent organisational and multitasking skills

•Approachable and able to coach and assist colleagues with accounting problems / issues.