Role details

Group Balance Sheet Auditor

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

Bullet points

  • Newly created position within a FTSE 250 organisation
  • Ideal role for someone looking for both technical and commercial exposure

About Our Client

We are supporting a FTSE250 British multinational company, operating in the Catering and Retail market. The role is based in London with the opportunity for substantial international travel

Job Description

The Group Balance Sheet Auditor position has been created in order to give Group Finance better oversight and assurance over the integrity of its reporting entities' individual balance sheet, making it a particularly high profile role. This role will also perform operationally focused reviews and testing, working closely alongside the Group Head of Business Controls. As well as the main purpose of the role, responsibilities include:

  • Planning the programme of Balance Sheet review visits and designing testing approach
  • Managing the groups quarterly balance sheet substantiation process and performing quality checks on returns
  • Providing analysis of the group's working capital KPI's on a monthly basis to identify and investigate variances to expectation
  • Deep dives on specific accounts
  • Responding to ad-hoc queries

A key requirement of this role will be to challenge reconciliations and explanations received from finance teams.

The Successful Applicant

To be short-listed for the Group Balance Sheet Auditor role, you require:

  • Prior experience in internal or external audit in a Practice environment
  • An ACA or ACCA qualification
  • Experience in challenging explanations and support provided by finance teams
  • Strong record of academic achievement
  • Strong systems proficiency, particularly the use of Excel
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to build successful working relationships with colleagues at all levels within the business both in the UK and internationally

What's on Offer

Competitive Package

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