Group Reporting Accountant

Job Ref: RB265

Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
SECTOR: Technology, Media & Telecoms
SALARY: £65000
LOCATION: West London
JOB TYPE: Permanent full time
JOB FUNCTION: Group accounting

Main responsibilities:

  • Review and preparation of the monthly group consolidated Balance Sheet and Cashflow for Board reporting;
  • Preparation of year-end group consolidated Financial Statements;
  • Acting as main point of contact for auditors and collating audit deliverables;
  • Coordinating delivery of group and local financial statements;
  • Monthly reconciliation of intercompany P&L and Balance Sheet positions;
  • Supporting senior management with ad-hoc queries as they arise and one-off projects;
  • Handling any technical accounting matters as well as providing effective technical accounting guidance and support to wider finance teams;
  • Monitor group cash balances and funding requirements to ensure liquidity across the Group;
  • Acting as controller and project manager for the group’s future transition to IFRS.

Global Accounting Network are working exclusively with a global media business who are a prominent leader in their field and generate revenues of over £180m. A truly international organisation, our client operates in over 30 countries and has achieved substantial growth over the past 18 months, fuelled by M&A activity.

This is a newly created position for the London finance team and offers the successful candidate a genuine career opportunity where they can develop and progress. This is a highly visible role that requires gravitas, a can-do attitude and a flexible approach.

  • ACA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent) with post qualified experience in industry or in a large practice;
  • Strong technical knowledge in UK GAAP & IFRS;
  • Advanced Excel skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to quickly form professional relationships with colleagues and clients at all levels of seniority;
  • Ability to prioritise and coordinate tasks efficiently, ensuring all deadlines are met;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing;
  • Proactive in identifying ways to improve reporting and driving change;
  • Deadline driven with excellent attention to detail;
  • Previous exposure to working in a global finance function highly desirable.

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