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Group Accountant (ACA/ACCA)

Job Title: Group Accountant (ACA/ACCA)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
REF: DWGRPACCNT150917_1505493892
Contact Name: Dan Westmore
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Newly Qualified Group Accountant
c£40-48k + 10% Bonus With Excellent Benefits
Kings Cross, London

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Newly Qualified ACA from a medium sized practice looking for their first step into industry, or equally a newly qualified ACCA from a group company background looking for a step up with broad exposure to M&A and corporate finance.

Our client, a UK leader within their industry are looking to source a bright and highly ambitious Newly Qualified Group Accountant to join their growing Finance team. . This highly visible role reports into a dynamic Group Financial Controller and offers great exposure to the CFO and other board members.

Sitting within the group function of a rapidly growing, private equity backed £600 million t/o company, working closely with the senior management team will provide the opportunity to influence decisions and add immediate value.

To be considered you will be newly qualified (ACA/ACCA) and ideally either from a top 30 firm where you've prepared financial statements/ statutory accounts or moving from industry having had exposure to group consolidation.

Key Responsibilities:
-Assist with consolidation of group month-end accounts
-Assisting with the preparation for the Monthly Board Report, including reconciliations of working capital and cash conversion
-Monthly and Quarterly Shareholder and Bank Reports
-Hands-on support of the business's external auditors, offering recommendations where appropriate
-Assisting on all Group corporate tax matters including computations
-Assisting on all Group corporate treasury matters, in particular management of cashflows, interest and capital payments, loans, and financial derivatives
-Assisting in the Group budgeting process
-Supporting the Director of M&A on projects as required
-Preparing ad-hoc presentations and analysis for the CEO, CFO and senior management team

What we are looking for:
-Strong academic background excellent degree (2:1 minimum)
-Finalist or Newly qualified (ACA/ACCA)
-Strong excel skills (vlookups and pivot tables)
-Knowledge of statutory reporting and audit and group consolidation experience
-Ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines

This is a fantastic opportunity for a newly qualified accountant who is progressive and ambitious, looking to progress into an ambitious and acquisitive company. The client can offer a great working environment that challenges and encourages individuals to develop and succeed.

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