Finance Integration Lead

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    Entertainment & Media

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  • Salary:

    £350.00 - £400.00 per day

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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  • Client:

    Hays Senior Finance

I am currently working on an exciting opportunity with a listed publishing company. They have just acquired a SME media business. They are looking to recruit a Finance Integrations Accountant for an initial three month role within the financial control team. The acquisition has a finance team who will be remaining however this role will look to align that team to the parent companies processes alongside integrating their accounts to report to group. Key account-abilities:

  • Account for acquisition completion accounting including opening balance sheet position and fair value adjustments
  • Critically reviewing and understanding opening balance sheet reconciliations
  • Align financial controls and reporting with standard internal policy and procedures including reviewing existing controls and rectifying weaknesses
  • Complete first two/three months management accounts including reporting and reconciliations then handing over to Management Accounts team
  • Development of post-acquisition finance integration model
  • Work closely with divisional finance, finance operations (AR and AP), tax, M&A and treasury teams to ensure smooth and timely integration
  • Coordinate post-acquisition financial activity
  • Other ad-hoc tasks and projects as assigned by the Divisional Financial Controller
This role will suit a qualified accountant who has experience of previous integrations. This is an exciting time to join a growing leader in the media industry,

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