13 Mar 2018
Group Accountant
Ref 24343

A commercial company is looking to recruit a Group Accountant to join their finance team.

The role, as part of the wider department, encompasses a wide range of objectives including the provision of statutory financial reporting, management information and operational support within a commercial environment.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Produce accurate monthly management accounts for all group companies within set deadlines
  • Produce sales figures clearly and concisely for group companies on a monthly basis
  • Co-ordinate and maintain fixed asset registers for group companies
  • Assist with the preparation of annual budgets in conjunction with the directors and CEO
  • Provide regular budget updates to respective parties and update forecasts as directed
  • Prepare year-end financial statements and group consolidation
  • Produce reports as required and support the senior management team
  • Liaise with external auditors to ensure the timely provision of required information and an efficient audit process
  • Maintain and develop internal audit practices
  • Oversee cash management function
  • Organise payments to suppliers

Due to the nature of this role, the individual liaises with all levels of the group, the role requires:-

  • Excellent planning, organisation and prioritisation skills as the role works to strict deadlines
  • An eye for detail to produce accurate information
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Advanced IT skills to operate in house systems
  • A professional accountancy qualification, with experience of UK GAAP
  • Advanced Excel skills 
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