RD Financial Recruitment

Group Accountant

Location
Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary
£330 - £365 per day
Posted
28 Feb 2018
Closes
30 Mar 2018
Ref
VP1254
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
ACA (ICAEW), ACCA, CIMA, IFRS
Seniority Level
Manager
Contract Type
Contract, Full time

Group Accountant, Year End Consolidated Statutory reporting – Bracknell - Contract - £330-365 per day

A qualified Accountant with minimum 5 years experience in a financial statutory accounting role in a Group environment is required by this global brand for a 6 month contract. The role will be to provide group statutory consolidated accounts and financial reporting for the European region.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support production of IFRS consolidated statutory accounts for the European group
  • Support in reviews of IFRS workbooks from the 30+ entities for completeness and accuracy
  • Manage consolidated statutory reporting model
  • Assist in production of the statutory accounts notes.
  • Raise any necessary journals as required
  • Deal with the external auditors, tax and treasury teams in a professional manner
  • Run standard BOFC reports. Assist in developing, maintaining and running excel consolidated data retrievals using various models
  • Test, Measure and monitor the integrity of both the Statutory accounts model and BOFC
  • Resolve any issues with incorrect data in the entities in a prompt manner by communicating to the appropriate BA/Financial Manager
  • Identify opportunities for operational and process improvement
  • Provide support to European Financial Reporting Manager and European consolidation team as required with the provision of additional tasks

Qualifications, skills and experience required:

  • Qualified Accountant with minimum 5 years experience in a financial statutory accounting role in a Group environment.
  • University Degree
  • Experience in group audit/practice and industry is a must
  • Previous experience of IFRS accounting (a must)
  • Previous experience of group consolidation and foreign exchange accounting is a must.
  • Previous experience of with group indirect team management and communication.
  • A proactive and pre-emptive approach to issues naturally curious and questioning manner; the ability and desire to dig in and work hard to achieve time-critical tasks, where required.
  • Excellent MS Excel skills
  • BOFC or other consolidation system experience is a must
  • Excellent English verbal and written skills.

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