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Group Reporting Accountant

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £56000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Andy Myerson
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  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 16 December 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000013649_1700132288

Are you an ACA (any sized firm) looking for your first move? I am recruiting a Group Accountant for a growing manufacturing & trading business who have operations in almost 20 countries and boast revenues well in excess of £1bn. They are expanding both organically & via acquisition and are increasing their involvement in sourcing & recycling the metals that are driving the electrification of the planet.

Created by an internal promotion, the position of Group Accountant reports to the Group Financial Controller and, leading a team of three staff, will:

  • Produce monthly group consolidated P&L and balance sheet with commentaries for the group and each business unit.
  • Analyse monthly KPIs by business unit, division & group along with working capital analysis.
  • Take a lead role in the quarterly forecasting & annual budgeting process.
  • Review monthly & statutory accounts for the group's parent and holding companies.
  • Undertake a wide range of ad hoc projects including preparing additional analysis for the Board, review operating company's controls / performance, assisting with due diligence / M&A and supporting new ventures.

The successful candidate for the position of Group Accountant will:

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA preferred - Top 50 firm) with some exposure to consolidations.
  • Have good all-round accounts preparation / review skills covering a range of companies / sizes.
  • Enjoy managing & developing staff and see it as a strength.
  • Possess strong analytical & business partnering skills and be adept and presenting information.
  • Be looking to progress into a more senior role within a relatively quick timescale.

Salary: c. £60000 + 20% bonus + benefits.