Role details

Group Accountant

Kent   •   £50,000 - £65,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Group Consolidation Accountant role at Leading Services Company
  • Great Opportunity based in North Kent for a Qualified Accountant

About Our Client

My client is a leading Financial Services business based in Kent who is now looking for a Group Accountant to join their team.

Job Description

Group Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of complete and accurate consolidated results prepared under IFRS in accordance with established reporting deadlines. Key tasks in this area include:
    • Acting as a key contact for Finance Operations teams and Local Operating Companies to address any queries or issues
    • Reviewing source data submitted by reporting units ensuring accurate input of data into the consolidation system;
    • Preparing consolidation journals;
    • Obtaining explanations and resolving unusual month on month variances;
    • Ensuring appropriate elimination of intercompany transactions and balances on a consolidated basis; and
    • Preparing consolidation reconciliations, ensuring timely resolution of issues arising from analysis of results;
    • Preparing the group's consolidated reserves reconciliation;Carry out post month-end follow up with reporting units on any issues arising from monthly close process, ensuring all significant issues resolved prior to the succeeding quarterly close.Assist in production of Technical Accounting Memos on specific subject areas as required supporting the Senior Manager Group Reporting.
  • Key project team member for the integration of acquisitions into the Group's consolidation / reporting process.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis as requested by senior management.
  • Assist with the preparation of analyst slides and act as a secondary reviewer of Earnings Release.
  • Prepare, circulate and coordinate the year end disclosure packs to collect financial information from reporting units to facilitate production of the year end financial statements under IFRS.

The Successful Applicant

Group Accountant Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CPA) with a strong financial reporting background
  • Ability to work well in a pressured, deadline focused, small, committed team environment.
  • Stand-alone project experience, including report writing.
  • Effective in identifying issues and resolving those issues.
  • Effective communication skills with colleagues at all levels and departments of the business.
  • Contribute ideas and implement improvements.
  • Ensure high standards of accuracy and consistency of data, attention to detail and efficiency.

What's on Offer

This role is paying between £50-65,000 depending on the candidates experience plus other great benefits.

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