Role details

Senior Financial Accountant

London   •   £70,000 - £75,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • An exciting opportunity for an ambitious ACA Group Reporting Manager
  • Multi currency consolidation/Stats prep/cashflow forecasting

About Our Client

My client is a leading FTSE 250 business that drives acquisative growth within emerging markets. Due to internal promotions, specifcally their Group Financial Controller, they are looking to hire a Group Reporting Manager to join their team in London.

Job Description

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES / RESULTS AREAS

Technical

  • Annual report & interims: producing the back half and managing the production of the front half.
  • Review and analysis of corporate P&L and balance sheet.
  • Budgeting: preparation of corporate budget and Group budget commentary.
  • Keeping the internal forecast model up to date.
  • Acquisition accounting.
  • Share based payments accounting.
  • Impairment review of goodwill, intangibles and investments.
  • Valuation of put options, deferred consideration and minority interest.
  • Ad hoc analysis including FX analysis and input into strategic reviews.
  • Loan covenant testing.
  • Review and oversight of statutory accounts and iXBRL tagging for UK and other head office subsidiary companies.

Leadership

  • Mentoring a small team with the potential of taking on full responsibility upon stepping up to Group Financial Controller.

The Successful Applicant

The successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate good commercial insight from working closely with operational management in addition to strong understanding of accounting principles and be familiar with working with overseas Finance teams.

Experience & Knowledge:

  • Big 4 trained ACA Accountant with a minimum of 3-5 years of post qualified experience
  • Multi-company and multi-currency structure experience
  • Experience working with overseas teams
  • Proven track record of working in reporting IFRS
  • Advanced Excel Knowledge
  • Experience working in a Group role
  • Experience with Dynamics AX Systems
  • Experience of Media/ Service industry

Skills:

  • Excellent Communication & Organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate financial matters to non financial staff
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to influence
  • Confident in dealing with people at all levels
  • ability to effectively time manage including meeting tight deadlines and prioritise workload
  • Team player
  • Accuracy, quality conscious
  • Strong analytical skills

What's on Offer

This is an excellent opportunity for a Big 4 ACA Group Reporting Manager to step into a FTSE 250 business with a fast track pathway to Group Financial Controller with international reporting exposure at Board level.

This role will offer a basic salary between £70,000 - £75,000 with good company benefits.

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