Group Financial Accountant

Job Title: Group Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH77056
Contact Name: Charley Callier
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 25, 2019 15:59

Job Description

Qualified Financial Accountant - Marketing - Central London

My client, a global leader in the Marketing industry is looking for a Qualified Financial Accountant to join the business on an initial 12 month fixed term contract. This role is responsible for the group statutory accounts, audit, month end reporting, analysis and project work. Reporting into the head of FP&A this role will sit within a rapidly growing division which promotes a great working environment.

Due to the growth plans this role could potentially be extended, or made permanent.

Key skills:

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA
  • Experience within a similar role including experience in Audit
  • Ideally with 2 years post qualified experience
  • IT literate with strong working knowledge of MS Excel
  • Well organised and strong ability to prioritise work load
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to manage internal relationships
  • Ability to think strategically, anticipate future trends and assess risk
  • Extensive up-to-date knowledge of financial practice, industry trends and the macroeconomic environment

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide support on Group and local audits and preparation of deliverables
  • Provide support on preparation of Group consolidated accounts as well as the UK entity's accounts
  • Assist in preparation of Group management charge schedule used in the final Statutory Accounts
  • Acquisition accounting and consolidation into the Group accounts
  • Corporate tax and all other statutory compliance across all the legal entities in the Group
  • Leads local accounts / annual tax return preparation for Europe and Asia entities
  • Assists the US Financial Controller with the calculation of quarterly and annual tax returns
  • Set up/dissolve legal entities as and when the business requires
  • Employee Benefit Trust returns
  • Closing year end in SAP, posting all local adjustments, and rolling forward the new financial year
  • Prepare the monthly UK payroll journal and monthly management charge
  • Maintain the Allocations schedule used for the monthly management charge
  • Monthly regional forecasting and management pack board reporting
  • Support senior management in decision making through insightful financial analysis with a focus on visual presentation skills
  • Annual business planning and target setting
  • Develop, maintain and enhance reporting and analysis tools/processes

Apply today!

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