Head Office Accountant

Head Office Accountant

  • Location

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Part-qualified & Transactional Finance

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Sommerville

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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My Client is looking for a management accountant on a permanent basis. Based in there Head Office in West London, this is a great role for an individual with a can do and self-driven attitude.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Management Accounting & Systems
·Support month end group consolidation, including progress tracking, verification of data, and preparation of consolidated analysis and reporting packs.
·Implementation of new Head Office General Ledger system, including data migration, testing and roll out.
·Support group-wide process improvements to streamline management reporting. ·Ongoing administrative and maintenance tasks relating to group financial consolidation system.
·Support further reporting enhancement projects as required.

Financial Accounting
·Preparation of VAT reporting for UK Head Office entities. ·Preparation of UK subsidiary accounts in accordance with FRS 101.
·Assistance with the preparation of annual group consolidated accounts in accordance with IFRS, including notes to the accounts and supporting files.
·Liaison with external auditors.

Accounts Payable
·Coding and posting of Purchase Ledger invoices for a number of UK Head Office entities.
·Liaising with Head Office team to ensure Purchase Ledger invoices are authorised for payment.
·Reconciliation and posting of Head Office travel expenditure.
·Identifying opportunities to enhance controls and processes relating to Head Office spend.

·Completion of regular and one-off supplier payments using on-line banking platforms.
·Completion of monthly bank reconciliations.

Month End
·Completion of journal postings, general ledger account review and preparation of balance sheet reconciliations.
·Ownership of preparation of monthly P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow Statement for Head Office entities for group consolidation.
·Ensure accurate and timely inter-company reporting, liaising pro-actively with counter parties.

Knowledge, skills & experience required:
·Record of good academic achievement.
·Finalist or Qualified Accountant (e.g. ACCA / CIMA)
·Strong Excel skills with proven experience of working with large Excel based financial models.
·A proactive self-starter with drive and determination.
·'Can do' attitude with a willingness to solve problems and tackle new challenges.
·Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines with the capacity to multi-task over several on-going projects.
·Comfortable working in a fast-paced, rapidly-growing environment.
·Well organised and good attention to detail.