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Interim Senior Group Accountant

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Senior Finance
  • Contact: Wasim Yousuf
  • Contact Email: wasimy@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 10 July 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000009242_1623334024

A fast paced PE backed education organisation is looking for a Senior Group Accountant to join their team during a busy period, based in London, £400-450 per day inside IR35.

You will be required to attend the office 3 days/week.

Key role responsibilities:

- Preparation of annual Group consolidated accounts in accordance with IFRS, including notes to the accounts and supporting files

- Review of supporting schedules / financial reporting packages and liaison with subsidiary Finance teams to resolve any queries and finalise reporting packages

- Key point of contact for liaison with external audit team to ensure issues are resolved on a timely basis and year end reporting deadlines are achieved

- Support implementation of new financial reporting standards, including IFRS 16

- Ownership of completion of UK subsidiary statutory accounts prepared in accordance with FRS 101

- Preparation of timely results analysis and covenant reporting to stakeholders, including Group board, investors and lenders

- Review of monthly P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow Statement for legal entities for Group consolidation

Key candidate requirements:

- Qualified accountant (ideally ACA with practice experience)

- Significant Group consolidation experience

- Strong financial reporting/statutory reporting experience

- Strong IFRS experience

- Advanced Excel

- International/global business experience would be advantageous

- Strong systems experience

- Excellent attention to detail

- Excellent communication skills

- Comfortable in a fast paced working environment

- Comfortable prioritising and hitting tight deadlines

-Self-starter attitude, driven to add value