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Group Financial Accountant

Group Financial Accountant

Job Title: Group Financial Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Milton Keynes
Industry:
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car & £5k Bonus
REF: CG2409FA_1632499222
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email: charlotte.garfield@vitaefr.com
Job Published: 30 days ago

Job Description

Our client, an award-winning employer of choice and market leading blue chip, is looking to source a top calibre Group Financial Accountant to join its talented team of professionals. This is the ideal role either for someone looking to leave practice and kick-start their career in a dynamic industry, or someone with 1-2 years PQE in a fast-paced industry environment.

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, this role will support the business with external financial reporting, consolidation accounting and managing the external audit. This is a role that will give you great senior exposure, ensuring you are highly visible and in prime position for future promotion.

Main duties include:
* Producing external financial reports including the Group's annual and interim report
* Reviewing statutory financial statements, including all disclosures for subsidiary entities
* Preparing quarterly and annual FCA returns
* Providing oversight of the annual external audit
* Monthly closing of group consolidation, including preparation and posting of all consolidation journals and FRS102 to IFRS conversion adjustments
* Preparing consolidated income statement, cash flow statement for monthly board reporting
* Providing guidance and support to the Accountant
* Assisting with ad-hoc accounting projects

Required skills and experience:
* To be successful in this role you will have a professional accounting qualification (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) and will ideally have experience both in practice and in industry.
* Due to the focus of this role, previous experience in accounts consolidation and oversight of the annual audit are important.
* Ability to learn quickly within a fast paced environment
* Strong written/oral communication skills
* Commercial acumen with the ability to understand operational impacts

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