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Group Accountant

Group Accountant

Job Title: Group Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Central Bedfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
REF: CG0710GA_1641575224
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email: charlotte.garfield@vitaefr.com
Job Published: 19 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a global leader in its specialist field, with a reputation for quality and innovation, is looking to source a talented Group Accountant to join its impressive team. This is a role ideal for someone moving straight from practice with ambitions to eventually progress to Financial Controller level, or someone with a strong statutory reporting background gleaned in industry with a similar career trajectory in mind.

Reporting to the Financial Controller for EMEA you will be responsible for providing support on a range of central entities and budget holders. This will cover the full cycle of activities from capture to statutory accounts compliance, as well as business partnering support to the central cost structure.

Main duties include:
* Preparing 12 sets of audited stats for the central entities, as well as approx.. 30 dormant companies
* Preparing company statutory reporting pack for inclusion in the consolidated accounts
* Primary liaison with the auditors
* Producing management accounts for a range of head office companies, covering a wide range of cost activity but also a number of technical areas
* Providing business partnering support for functions as required
* Supporting ad hoc projects
* Intercompany and other balance sheet reconciliations

Key skills & experience required:
* Qualified ACA/ACCA
* Strong background in financial reporting
* Experience of Caseware highly advantageous
* Delivery ad results orientated
* Self-starter who shows initiative when it comes to problem solving
* Strong communication skills

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