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Senior Group Reporting Accountant

Employer
Laing O'Rourke
Location
Kent, Dartford, England
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Job Details

At Laing O'Rourke we are looking for a Senior Group Accountant to take an active role in the supporting the delivery of the year-end financial statements and monthly management accounts reporting. As Senior Group Accountant you will provide capacity to drive the financial to management accounts alignment and broaden the group control environment as well as supporting the long term contract accounting reviews across the business. This role requires a detailed focussed, conscientious individual who has a flexible approach and the ability to embrace change within a dynamic and challenging work environment. An ability to effectively manage a team and deliver to deadlines is essential as is the ability to work coherently as part of the wider finance team and a desire to streamline and improve the information flows.

The Senior Group Accountant will report to the Head of Reporting and will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the year end accounts and monthly management accounts. The team's key deliverables include:

  • Preparation and review of the Group consolidated financial accounts (x3)
  • Preparation and review of the UK statutory accounts
  • Preparation of technical accounting papers to support the year end audit process
  • Preparation of a small number of monthly management accounts
  • Review of accounting position on long term contracts in line with IFRS 15
  • Supporting the testing of the control environment
  • Supporting the covenant and other external stakeholder reporting
  • Supporting other ad hoc report preparation and tasks as required

What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Qualified accountant - ACCA or ACA
  • Previous experience of delivering to predetermined deadlines
  • Previous experience of consolidated management reporting and preparation of board reports and supporting papers at an executive level
  • Previous experience of large multi-currency group consolidations
  • Strong communication skills and experience of dealing with senior finance staff
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Analytical and flexible with meticulous attention to detail

This role requires a detailed focussed, conscientious individual who has a flexible approach and the ability to embrace change within a dynamic and challenging work environment. An ability to effectively manage a team and deliver to deadlines is essential as is the ability to work coherently as part of the wider finance team and a desire to streamline and improve the information flows.

About us:

Laing O'Rourke are an international engineering and construction company delivering state-of-the-art infrastructure and buildings projects for clients in the UK, Middle East and Australia.

Certainty, reliability, quality - this is what our clients want. And at Laing O'Rourke, we have more than 150 years of experience delivering it. Laing O'Rourke's story is one of energy, passion, ambition, people and teamwork. We harness the power of our experience, stretching back over a century and a half to deliver certainty for our clients.

As part of the Disability Confident scheme, we would like to enable access to candidates with long term health conditions and disabilities through the 'Offer an interview scheme'. This supports applicants that meet the essential criteria by offering an interview for the advertised position. Please let us know prior to interview what adjustments are required as well as discussing how we can support you in the workplace.

We want to ensure our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you need the application form in an alternative format or you would like to know more about our recruitment process, please get in touch.

Company

Our story is one of energy, passion, ambition, people and purpose.

Laing O’Rourke was formed in 2001, bringing together the construction arm of John Laing plc, whose origins stretched back to 1848, and R O’Rourke & Son, a regionally based formwork and concrete specialist, founded in 1978. Since those very beginnings, we have taken pride in our sense of purpose which sits at the heart of the company.

Our unique operating model brings together areas of industry-leading expertise: excellence in engineering; use of digital technologies; and the use of modern methods of construction. We’re continuing to invest in these areas, bringing together the brightest minds and pioneering technologies, to help us deliver a more sustainable future. One where projects are delivered more quickly, more sustainably, more safely and to a higher standard.

Our highly trained and committed people understand the challenges of modern construction, the stakeholders involved, and how to work collaboratively to deliver our clients' aims.

We combine our expertise with purposeful technology, deploying innovations like digital engineering and AI to produce powerful results.

By leveraging the right technology, we know we can spark positive change for our clients, their projects, and the wider industry. That's why our 2025 mission is to be the construction sector's recognised leader for innovation and excellence.

Company info
Website
Telephone
+44 (0)1322 296200
Location
Bridge Place 1 & 2
Anchor Boulevard Crossways
Dartford
Kent
DA2 6SN
United Kingdom

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