Financial Reporting Accountant

Job Description

The Role

An ideal first move from practice for a newly qualified seeking to develop their career in industry. A key member of, and supported by,the highly regarded Group Financial Reporting team,  the overall objective of this role is supporting the delivery of month-end, quarterly & annual  reporting & consolidation in a culture of continual improvement of financial processes and procedures and an environment of impressive growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the completion of elements of the monthly reporting process for a number of group companies 
  • Completion of financial controls in accordance with the controls framework, in this case SOX
  • Assistance with the preparation of Group IFRS quarterly and annual financial reporting deliverables, including preparing consolidation 
  • Timely preparation and ownership of reporting, consolidation and forecasting preparation processes
  • Review and report on intercompany and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ad hoc responsibilities relating to month end activities

The Successful Applicant:

Essential

  • Graduate
  • Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)
  • Experience of high volume, multi-currency consolidations (audit of)
  • Good understanding of IFRS
  • Good understanding of month end closing process (Balance Sheet reconciliations, Intercompany, Journal entries, accruals, etc.)
  • Highly computer literate: strong Excel skills are a must
  • Able to work under time pressure and able to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Pro-active and self-starter
  • Able to work under time pressure, manage multiple deadlines and prioritise
  • Works independently using own initiative
  • Ability to build relationships across multiple user sites
  • Ambition to learn and get exposure to different areas of financial reporting

 

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