We are working with an international financial services group in the City of London to recruit a Group Accountant.
The Head Office is responsible for the transactions and accounting of the central holding companies. The Group Accountant will take the day-to-day responsibility for managing all aspects of the Companies' activities and their financial accounting and management reporting together with providing advisory support to improving the governance and control around the central accounting reporting and forecasting functions.
The Group Accountant will be ensuring all transactions are suitably approved, enacted and accounted for. You will be ensuring financial accounting records comply with accounting standards and meet group and statutory reporting requirements, ensure statutory accounts are produced and audited on a timely basis. You will be responsible for meeting all Group financial reporting; including MI, forecasting, planning and actuals reporting) and any other ad-hoc requests, and ensuring the holding company cash flow is produced immediately post reporting period ends.
The Group Accountant will prepare and deliver papers for senior stakeholders in relation to Board Committees on matters arising in central accounting and develop the more junior members of the team and look for wider opportunities to streamline tasks, accounting systems and improve efficiency
They are looking for people who are qualified accountants (ideally ACA qualified from a Big 4 Practice) and some post-qualification experience outside of practice. They are also looking for individuals have strong systems, process and analytical skills as well as the energy and ability to work accurately, deliver high standards and work to tight deadlines.
If this sounds like the right role for you then please feel free to get in touch.
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