Senior Group Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £350 - £420 per day

  • Contact:

    Elizabeth Price

  • Job ref:

    EP9879870980_1554737749

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-9 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Lizzie Price

I am recruiting a Senior Group Accountant role for a luxury retailer.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SENIOR GROUP ACCOUNTANT:

  • Coordination of Group funding, cash repatriation and distributable reserves, as well as Group corporate simplification.

Responsible for accounting for Group funding movements and corporate simplification i.e. capital injections, dividends, intercompany funding and group reorganisations

Liaison with Corporate departments i.e. treasury, tax, legal and cosec to understand risks and drive execution

Ensuring the Group has sufficient distributable reserves for external dividend purposes

  • Monthly management reporting

Responsible for the group and its trusts.

Maintenance of the general ledger in SAP; and

Monthly submissions into the Group consolidation system

Responsible for the maintenance of the general ledgers of the Group's trusts and monthly submissions into BPC

Preparation of the group standalone financial statements.

  • Budgeting and forecasting

Responsible for budget and forecast submissions of the legal entities stated above.

  • Group financial reporting

Responsible for statutory reporting

Review of regional year end submissions

Review and analysis of specific group consolidated balance sheet accounts

Preparation of specific note disclosures for the group consolidated statutory accounts

Assist in preparing the half year/year-end financial statements

Liaison with external auditors where necessary

To provide technical IFRS accounting advice to the global finance team

To lead and provide support to projects

To provide consolidation journals for specific technical transactions

They are looking for ACA qualified candidates from a Big 4 background. 3+ years PQE. The role is starting mid - end of April.

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