Senior Group Accountant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £60,000 to £65,000

  • Contact:

    James King

  • Contact email:

    james.king@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-14

Altum are currently supporting a very high growth technology company to help find a Senior Group Accountant, the business is PE backed and has offices all over the globe. The position will play a critical role in the group finance team, you will have exposure to both technical accounting and management reporting.  The role will start as a contract initially but is highly likely to go permanent.

Key responsibilities.

  • Preparation of the Group management accounts for month-end, forecast and budget, and associated value-add commentary for inclusion in the Board Report and other ad-hoc internal reports for both finance and non-finance heads of business
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of robust data collection templates for month-end reporting, forecast and budget
  • Managing and monitoring the integrity of the management and financial data used for Board Report, management accounts, budget and forecasts
  • Liaison with finance colleagues to support the continuous improvement of finance systems and processes to support evolving business requirements
  • Preparation of Group’s consolidated statutory accounts and preparation of notes to the accounts
  • Providing technical accounting support to regional and divisional finance teams

Knowledge skills and experience required.

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA)
  • Knowledge/experience of large and complex multi-national groups with multi-currencies
  • Experience on financial consolidation system preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and an eye for detail
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word