Senior Group Financial Accountant

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Finance at Goodman Masson, Media

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Matthew Stent

  • Job ref:

    MS301018_1540919578

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-29

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

The Senior Group Financial Accountant reports to the Group Financial Controller and will work as part of a highly efficient profile team of qualified accountants who are responsible for financial reporting and ensuring the high quality of data for reporting purposes.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a FTSE 100 listed business that provides an excellent working environment and opportunity to progress their career within the wider finance group.

Key Requirements:

  • Preparation and effective control of the production and review of the Annual and Half Year report
  • Review of technical accounting developments under IFRS ensuring new developments are communicated throughout the Group and embedded into management and statutory reporting as necessary.
  • Provide technical IFRS accounting advice and support
  • Support for monthly consolidation close activities
  • Managing the on-going relationship and year-end process with the external auditors
  • Preparation of accounting papers for the quarterly Audit Committee meetings

Key Requirements:

  • Recognised professional accounting qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIPFA, CIMA)
  • At least 2 - 3 years post-qualification experience
  • Exposure to UK PLC reporting, including strong knowledge of IFRS and Consolidation
  • Flexible and comfortable in a changing, growing environment
  • Self-starter with ability to work on their own initiative