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Group Financial Accountant

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: Up to £60000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Nikhil Jethwa
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  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 01 July 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000010960_1654098336


I am partnered with an Internationally renowned PE backed Education Investor who are looking for a Group Financial Accountant to join their team.

My client has a clear objective to building educational infrastructure across the globe and enabling individuals to excel by offering a modernised methodology by changing traditional approaches and creating a dynamic model for brighter futures. Covering an expansive portfolio across the world, my client is active in acquiring further ventures to further solidify a highly impressive portfolio.

As the Group Financial Accountant, you will be responsible for consolidating month end group submissions, including P&L's, whilst preparing consolidation of half year and year end reporting packs to senior stakeholders across the business.

You will be an expert on IFRS accounting standards, being able to advise across the International Finance teams whilst taking ownership of the UK holding companies subsidiary accounts. You will actively advise on group accounting policies and procedures and be an effective communicator for annual reporting between Central Finance and International Finance teams.

You will support with advising on appropriate financial controls across the company and ensure regular balance sheet reviews and reconciliations are processed for the Group. You will support with Internal Audit queries and contribute on appropriate improvements for Internal Controls.

Your technical accounting knowledge will help to deliver successful reporting processes across the Group who boast a large portfolio of Educational institutions and help International teams deliver thorough financial policies that are compliant across the group.

To be successful you will:

  • ACA qualified from a Big 4 or Top 10 accountancy practice
  • Experienced auditing medium to large/global, complexed organisation
  • A sound understanding of internal controls and group consolidations
  • An effective communicator with a bright personality and passionate about working collaboratively whilst owning key functionalities in a finance team