RD Financial Recruitment

Group Accountant

Bracknell, Berkshire
£330 - £365 per day
28 Feb 2018
30 Mar 2018
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
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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