Group Accountant

Job Title: Group Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: BH - GA_1542983128
Contact Name: Rebecca Hughes
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 23, 2018 14:25

Job Description

A Group Accountant is required by my client working in a subsidiary of this Blue Chip organisation.

You will be a qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent qualification and passionate about making a difference, this is an integral role providing supporting to the Financial Controller and promoting continuous improvement throughout the risk and reporting areas.

Reporting to the Financial Controller you will be a highly analytical and influential character who is dedicated to displaying continuous improvement.

Role Responsibilities;

  • Maintain the month end calendar and underlying processes for all Head Office entities to ensure that month end close and reporting is completed in accordance with group reporting deadlines.
  • Ownership of the reporting systems and general ledgers for all Head Office entities
  • Delivery of all month end reporting for Head Office entities in group standards to pre-defined deadlines
  • Consolidate UK and International HQ central cost reporting (actuals, forecasts and budgets)
  • Prepare cash flow forecasts for Head Office entities
  • Any other ad-hoc projects
  • Providing cover for the Financial Controller in periods of absence

Candidate Requirements;

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Experience of all aspects of accounting and month end close
  • Able to manage and manipulate large and complex volumes of data
  • Strong excel skills
  • Hands on experience of ERP and financial reporting software

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with a household name.

Please contact me for a full discussion on the role and organisation.