Group Financial Accountant

Job Ref: DN233

Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
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SECTOR: Technology, Media & Telecoms
SALARY: £65000
JOB TYPE: Permanent full time
JOB FUNCTION: Financial accountant

Main responsibilities:

  • Offering technical guidance to the finance team
  • Identifying improvements to current processes and applying/implementing them
  • Taking ownership of the external reporting process
  • Managing the Group internal reporting, monthly group consolidations and management accounts
  • Preparing board packs and presenting, improving MI and reports where necessary
  • Acting as a key support to regional finance teams
  • Manage inter-company transfers and acting as point of contact to tax advisors
  • Cash flow management and FX risk
  • Assisting with compliance under listing regulations
  • New system upgrades and implementations
  • M&A projects, including due-diligence, potential acquisitions, integration of newly acquired businesses

This Listed E-commerce and Media business with a network that spans over 50 countries world-wide, are now on the lookout for a Group-level Financial Accountant to add depth and expertise to their Finance team in HQ. They invest heavily on new acquisitions and growth on the e-commerce side of the business, which has also resulted in further investment in systems, processes and skilled staff to stabilise the pace of growth. This business is highly-recognised within their industry with a commended CFO at the helm, who has historically managed and developed accountants who have gone on to forge excellent careers.

The role offers a good mix between the financial and commercial aspects of the business,  having ownership over group financials, internal/external reporting, treasury and tax, but also much of your time spent on projects - M&A (pre and post), system implementations and integrations, process improvements and transformation projects. 

Essentially, we are offering the standard Financial Accountant an opportunity to gain access to the commercial aspects of finance, the ability to lead high-level projects within a listed business and enable one to add more depth and expertise to their CV. Ultimately, putting you on track to Group FC. Current turnover sits at £50million with lots of backing from investors, now would seem an opportune time to join the business as they go through this current cycle of growth and stability.

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