Role details

Group Reporting Controller

London   •   £65,000 - £75,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • An exciting opportunity for an ambitious ACA qualified Group Reporting Candidate
  • Strong exposure to IFRS reporting required

About Our Client

My client is one of the world's largest gas producer and one of the world's largest energy companies. Headquartered in London, it operates to provide the group with a global marketing reach, round the clock operational coverage and excellent customer service. They have grown from a single office in London into a truly global organisation, with around 1,000 employees worldwide. With offices in Europe, Asia and the USA, they trade energy commodities including gas, power, oil, LPG, helium, emissions, LNG and FX and also operates a retail business.

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

Financial Reporting

  • Maintenance of accounting records and month end reporting
  • Preparation of key financial data and business commentary, and presentation across senior groups within finance
  • Preparation of annual financial statements
  • Assistance with preparation of group consolidation for monthly, quarterly and annual IFRS reporting to meet the requirements of stakeholders
  • Produce global booking policies to support recently expanded chart of accounts
  • Management of new and existing entity and group reporting requirements e.g. KPIs, Treasury reporting, audit committee packs, parent company submissions
  • Review of intercompany positions and resolve issues with regional accountants and financial controllers
  • Critical review and analysis of global subsidiary financial reporting to support group control function
  • Assist with development of group wide accounting policies and documentation
  • Key point of contact for auditors as part of quarterly reviews and annual audit

Systems & Process Development

  • Assist with the standardisation and improvement of legal entity control processes for the principal UK trading entity globally to ensure consistency of reporting
  • Assist with production of relevant architecture and documentation to facilitate parent company reporting requirements using the SAP FC consolidation platform
  • Support reporting and control work streams within any Finance Change initiatives
  • Enhance general control environment though process development and improvement

The Successful Applicant

Skills & Competencies

  • Strong understanding of IFRS accounting and reporting and core financial accounting control principles
  • Strong working knowledge of IFRS accounting for financial instruments (IAS 32 & 39) an advantage
  • Experience of preparing statutory financial information
  • Highly IT literate. MS Office (particularly Excel) to a high standard
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to be flexible regarding nature of work
  • Display high level of ownership and deliver tasks on time
  • Diligent and dependable, approaching work with an attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as being an effective member of a team
  • Ability to work effectively with all areas of the business and to communicate with non finance colleagues and build effective relationships
  • Thrives in a high pressure environment with challenging deadlines
  • Ability to critically analyse current work methods and suggest and rapidly implement successful change
  • Strong desire to learn and develop yourself professionally and take a willingness to share expertise and develop others


    • Exposure to the accounting and/or controlling function in a large or medium sized multinational business, either in practice or industry.
    • Experience of a commodities or trading business would be an advantage
    • Experience of working in an international organisation with an overseas parent company would be an advantage.
  • Russian speaker would be an advantage, but not essential


  • Degree level education
  • Qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent)

What's on Offer

This opportunity will provide the right candidate with the chance to progress with their career in a fantastic business that is growing rapidly in their market.

This role will offer a basic salary of £65,000 - £75,000 plus corporate company benefits

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