Group Financial Accountant

Group Financial Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Recently Qualified Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £55000.00 per annum + bonus and medical

  • Contact:

    David Mendonca

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Group Financial Accountant - Fintech - Central London - £55k + bonus + big company benefits

A global leader in the Fintech sector with HQ in London has a fantastic opportunity for a Group Financial Accountant based in their central London HQ.

A forward-thinking, modern organisation which strives to be ahead of their competitors holding an enviable position in the market and continued growth globally. They have a strong commitment to Corporate Responsibility in a nurturing, meritocratic environment. Due to an internal promotion this high-profile role has arisen, ideally suited for a recently qualified accountant with an Audit practice background.

This high profile role with visibility across all the finance teams within the organisation forms part of a small group financial reporting team of experienced qualified accountants, reporting directly to the Director of Group Reporting.

This is a unique opportunity to accelerate your career in a global market leader in one of the fastest growing sectors in the world, leading to excellent career opportunities.

Group Financial Accountant responsibilities:

  • Management of Year end/half year processes
  • Support for the month-end consolidation, including consolidation adjustments
  • Support for preparation and booking of accounting step plans
  • Responsible for maintenance of acquisition intangible and goodwill registers and amortisation postings
  • Responsible for ensuring that the Group's financial accounting is compliant with GAAP
  • Accounting policies and responsibility for updating the group accounting manual
  • Support to the preparation of Audit Committee Papers on Key Accounting Matters
  • Non-financial KPI projects
  • Review of front half commentaries in the annual report
  • Group Finance Controls over consolidation, year-end, half year processes and the balance sheet
  • Provision of Key technical accounting advice to the divisions
  • Plan and implement all future IFRS changes and embed IFRS 16 processes
  • Impairment testing - goodwill and Intangible assets
  • Statutory accounting review of key statutory accounts
  • Balance sheet reporting and integrity from a Group Finance perspective
  • Key stakeholder in consolidation systems structures and policies
  • Ad Hoc projects including accounting for M&A activities and related integration work

What skills you will need to be successful in the Group FP&A Analyst role:

  • Fully qualified accountant
  • Strong technical IFRS knowledge and report writing skills
  • Experience of large company accounts (from industry, or an accountancy/audit practice)
  • Excellent stakeholder management with the gravitas to win the respect and confidence of colleagues and senior stakeholders