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Group Accountant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + big corporate benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: David Mendonca
  • Contact Email: davidm@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 01 February 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000011928_1674466007

Group Accountant - FTSE 100 - Central London (zone 1) - c.£60k + 10% bonus + top-tier big corporate benefits package + flexible/hybrid working

A global FTSE 100 Media & Technology business has a fantastic opportunity for a qualified ACA to join a high-performing team of 6 in this market leading FTSE 50 business in their HQ in central London.

A cash rich and forward-thinking, modern organisation, which strives to be ahead of their competitors holding an enviable position in the market and continued growth globally with 150 offices in close to 50 countries. They also have a strong commitment to Corporate Responsibility in a nurturing, meritocratic environment. Following a successful high-profile acquisition a few years ago, the business became the leading player in their field and with a lucrative disposal recently they are cash rich and have other acquisitions in mind.

This high-profile Group Accountant role with visibility across the organisation forms part of a high-performing group Finance team who report directly into the Group FC based at the London HQ. You will get to partner the Group FP&A and investor relations teams, and with slick technology and automated processes there is real time to add value rather than churning out spreadsheets. The team are involved in all the financial sections of the half and year end external reporting, Group Consolidation and accounting support for M&A transaction as well as legal entity restructurings.

The position has come about as someone was promoted internally. This is a unique opportunity to accelerate your development in a globally recognised brand where you can build a long and fruitful career gaining true market leading senior Finance experience.

What skills you will need to be successful in the Group Accountant role:

  • Fully qualified ACA/CA with an Audit/Assurance background
  • Experience working with clients with a group consolidation
  • Strong commercial acumen, able to analyse and present financials to senior stakeholders
  • Excellent stakeholder management with the gravitas to win the confidence of colleagues and senior stakeholders