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Group Accountant

Group Accountant

  • Job reference

    JO0000009097_1617123010

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £58000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Drummond

  • Contact email:

    lucyd@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000009097_1617123010

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-29

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Lucy Drummond

Technical Group Accountant - 12 months Maternity Cover

Our client is a highly ranked worldwide renown Higher Education Institution based in the central London.

They are looking to recruit a high calibre Technical Group Accountant for a 12-month Fixed Term Contract. This role will be WFH initially but will returning to the office when its re-opened.

As a Group Accountant, you will be working in a busy environment with the lead up to year end in July as well as providing timely financial reporting throughout the year.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Take ownership of month-end tasks including mass allocation accruals for areas within the institution.
  • Support preparing notes for the annual financial statement
  • Preparing intra and intercompany eliminations, liaising with the business to eradicate differences ahead of posting necessary journals
  • Main point of contact for auditors and arranging audit review meetings.
  • Upholding FRS 102 accounting standards.
  • Reconciliations of balance sheets to a high standard
  • Collecting information from other areas of finance when needed
  • Resolving finance queries from internal departments on all aspects of the financial accounting

The successful candidate will be fully Qualified (ACA, ACCA) and Audit trained technical accountant with a 2+ of years' experiences in industry. You will need to be able to provide examples of where you have present to senior management in your previous roles.