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Group Reporting Accountant

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Harper May
14 February 2013
16 March 2013
Harper May
City of London
Contract Type
£65000 - £70000 per annum

Further information

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within a well known real estate investment company; the company turned over just under £5m in 2012. The company is well known and is a highly reputable name within Europe. The company is currently looking for a Group Accountant for their head office based in the heart of the City.

Key Duties:

  • Preparation of Group consolidated monthly management accounts, forecasts and budgets including associate accounting
  • Preparation of the consolidated statutory accounts and significant involvement in the audit process. Review and/or preparation of UK subsidiary trading and dormant statutory accounts.
  • Working closely with the Head of Finance and auditors, support the transition to IFRS, when required
  • Running accounting workshops for the year end
  • Preparation of quarterly bank presentations
  • Contribution to quarterly presentation packs for Board meetings
  • Continuous development of system to support both management and statutory reporting requirements
  • Ensure smooth running of the systems across the group, troubleshooting where possible, working with MIS/external consultants to resolve issues
  • Development of SAP and Hyperion interface
  • Responsibility for development of group reporting policy, prepare policy guidance notes and support implementation within businesses
  • Preparation of the statutory accounts under both UK GAAP and IFRS
  • Responsible for the monthly management reporting of their UK Subsidiaries

Key Requirements:

  • Strong technical background, ideally with some IFRS experience.
  • Qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA, ideally from a large audit firm and desire to gain good grounding in a group role
  • Experience of producing reports, with commentaries, for senior management
  • Good Excel (lookups, pivot tables, charting) and Powerpoint skills
  • Experience of preparation and review of UK statutory accounts, annual reports and of large complex group consolidations
  • Able to meet tight deadlines, whilst maintaining a high degree of accuracy
  • Flexible, adaptable and responsive to customers' needs.
  • Take ownership and accountability for work




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