Robert Half

Group Financial Accountant

England, London, City of London
£50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
04 Dec 2017
01 Jan 2018
Adam Palmer
Job Role
Contract Type

I'm currently working with a global, private equity backed Logistics Company. They are looking to hire 2 Group Financial Accountants into their fast growing business. This role has come about due to growth and will require the relevant candidate to also get involved in a lot of business change through group finance activities.


Global Logistics Company

Fast growing - acquisitive and organic.

Leader in their field.

  • Full responsibility for the accounting and reporting of a number of Head Office entities.
  • Month end Treasury reporting - including setting up a completely new monthly reports.
  • Ensuring cash funds are distributed correctly across the Group.
  • Document and account for Group hedging activity.
  • Maintaining a foreign exchange database and distributing the Group's FX rates.
  • Consolidate the Corporate cash forecasts including 3 year foreign currency cash-flows.
  • Monitoring and analysis against group performance and budget.
  • Assistance with acquisition and disposal accounting and intangible valuation work.
  • Ad hoc project work.

Skills Required
  • ACA qualified
  • The role would suit someone looking for a move out of practice
  • Experience in multi-currency consolidations and multi-currency accounting
  • Working knowledge of IFRS 9 - Financial Instruments, in particular accounting for FX and interest rate derivatives
  • Experience of complex global businesses would be advantageous
  • Strong IFRS technical skills
  • Strong Excel skills essential
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, and excellent presentation skills
  • Critical and analytical thinking in all aspects of work
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work as part of a team or independently


They want someone that to do this role for circa 18-months before progressing within the business.

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