Global Financial Accountant
Our client is a retail company that is looking for a technical Global Financial Accountant.
The Global Financial Accountant will be responsible for the consolidation of the group results, preparation of financial reports for the shareholder and management and the assistance in setting group accounting policies and monitoring of these policies and controls.
- Consolidation of Group financial results
- Preparation of monthly and bi-annual shareholder reporting packs
- Preparation of weekly business reports
- Cash flow monitoring and forecasting
- Set up of management accounts to reflect new business model and operations
- Monitoring of intercompany positions and confirmations
- Assist with coordinating year-end audit and liaising with auditors
- Assist with Global tax compliance
- Setting of accounting policies & ensuring compliance in Group companies
- Assist with global implementation of SAP ERP system and subsequent stabilisation
- Maintenance of global chart of accounts
- Ad hoc Global projects
- Assist with any other reasonable Ad hoc requests.
- ACA/ ACCA qualification
- 5-8 years 'experience - more if possible
- Consolidations experience essential
- Experience in preparation of financial statements and management accounts
- Multicurrency global companies preferred
- Up to date IFRS experience & knowledge
- Self-starter able to work independently
- Able to work in a high pressure 'start-up' environment
- Willing to travel occasionally
- Relevant experience in distribution/retail environment an advantage (not essential).
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Salary & Benefits
£65-£75k + Benefits
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