My client is a blue chip energy business with project globally. Owing to the improvement in the Oil & Gas market, they are now going through a period of growth and are seeking a strong accountant to join their excellent finance team in London.
The External Reporting Lead will be responsible for the consolidation, analysis and preparation of the external close processes and reports, including the annual report, under US GAAP for multiple reporting groups.
This role will detail review the primary financials, with consideration of group accounting policies, and liaise with both the hemisphere finance teams and shared service centre to resolve key accounting issues.
The External Reporting Lead will be a key point of contact for senior management, hemisphere finance teams and shared service centre in respect of external reporting matters and technical accounting queries.
This role will work closely with the shared service centre and teams across the wider group, including commercial, tax and treasury, to prepare the consolidation of the monthly and quarterly primary financial statements and supporting notes.
It is essential that you will be a qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent) with a minimum of two years of relevant post-qualified experience.
You will possess good knowledge and practical experience of interpreting and applying accounting standards, preferably US GAAP as well as experience with large multinational group consolidations and listed entity reporting. Experience of consolidation and ERP systems (Hyperion Financial Management is an advantage).
A market leading remuneration package is on offer as well as an excellent career plan.
The existing finance team in place are outstanding and the culture is a social and open one. They offer an excellent work/life balance and opportunities to enhance your skills.