Group Accountant

Group Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Recently Qualified Finance

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Estha Heiden

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Group Accountant
South Pole is growing. We've got an amazing opportunity for a Group Accountant to join our Global Accounting team. This is a challenging position managing and coordinating the group consolidation of our regional offices throughout the world and bringing it all together. You'll work closely with our Zurich headquarters (HQ) and be responsible for the timely completion of local office reporting and ensure the smooth management of group consolidation. In addition, you'll also be pivotal in helping us to improve and streamline our processes whilst ensuring quality and compliance is maintained and eventually enhanced.

Tasks and responsibilities
·Responsible for reviewing financial reporting packages sent to HQ from our local offices across the globe
·Monitoring of data quality, completeness and consistency of monthly reporting packages
·Ensure local offices are compliant with global accounting policies
·Guide group entities as subject matter specialist on accounting topics
·Work with our local offices to manage global cash and provide liquidity planning support
·Intercompany reconciliation and active participation in periodical consolidation activities
·Drive process improvement and efficiency for group accounting projects
·Additional responsibilities as identified

Your profile
·Qualified or studying towards Chartered Specialist in Accounting and Financial Management or equivalent
·3+ years experience in diverse international accounting and finance positions
·High-energy, flexible and responsive work style; ability to work in a fast-paced environment
·High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
·Strong analytical and problem solving skills and solid organisational skills
·Ability to work independently or as a team member with a diverse group of people
·Fluent in English; Spanish or any other language is an advantage
·Proficiency in MS Office, especially in Excel
·UK/Dutch nationality or holder of a valid work permit in the host country is a must

We offer
·Be part of a growing and multicultural company with a real purpose
·Excellent team spirit working with dedicated and enthusiastic people
·The opportunity to use your skills, experience and enthusiasm to help a growing company with big ambition