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Group Accountant

Employer
Michael Page
Location
England, London
Salary
GBP70000 - GBP75000 per annum
Closing date
30 Dec 2022

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Sector
Science and technology
Salary band
£70,000 - £80,000
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From home
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Job Details

An opportunity has arisen for a Group Accountant to join a leading technology company and work fully-remote as part of a high-calibre finance team as they transition to the next phase of growth.

Client Details

My client is a leading PE-backed Technology business based in central London.

Description

Key Responsibilities of the Group Accountant:

Lead the day-to-day activities associated with the monthly multi-currency consolidation of the Group results, quarterly forecast, annual budget and year-end process. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Submitting monthly consolidation journals and central adjustments
  • Completing a first review of the Group financials, and proactively working with the businesses within the Group on any errors in local submissions
  • Detailed understanding and review of monthly foreign exchange movements
  • Taking ownership of statutory accounts
  • Liaising directly with external auditors

Treasury

Assisting the Head Office Finance team with:

  • management of intercompany loan balances. This involves but is not limited to, liaising with the Group Treasurer and US Treasury Manager, initiating cash transfers within the Group, tracking intercompany loans, calculating interest, and updating the associated loan documentation.
  • cash flow forecast analysis
  • monitoring utilisation of the Group's credit lines
  • supporting the Group Treasurer with ad hoc analysis

Technical Accounting

The Group Accountant will be responsible for maintaining professional awareness of current and evolving IFRS standards, to assist the Head Office Finance team with the following:

  • Providing guidance and training sessions to the businesses within the Group on any new IFRS guidance
  • Proactive resolution of technical accounting queries from businesses within the Group, such as business disposal entries, lease modifications and FX accounting queries

Profile

The Group Accountant needs to be a qualified CA, preferably with a 'Big 4' background, with several years' post qualification experience, together with the following:

  • Experience auditing or preparing large Group multi-currency consolidations
  • Experience auditing or preparing statutory accounts (FRS 101)
  • Technical IFRS accounting experience in areas such as IFRS 15, IFRS 16 and IAS 21. Experience with acquisition/disposal accounting preferred but not required
  • Experience within the IT/Technology/Electronics/Telecomms sector ideal
  • Experience with a consolidation software such as OneStream or Oracle
  • Educated to a bachelor degree level prior to qualification
  • Strong excel and other Microsoft application skills

Job Offer

Compensation package includes:

· Salary circa £70-75k

· 10% bonus scheme

· 5:5.5% pension contributions

· 25 days holiday with flex benefits

· Fully remote working with occasional travel to London

Company

Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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