Group Financial Accountant

Job Title: Group Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: CG2408CA_1598287191
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 24, 2020 17:39

Job Description

Our client, an innovative market leader and highly sought-after business, with a track record for retaining and rewarding top talent, is looking to source a technically strong and credible Group Financial Accountant to join its consolidations team.

This is a key position that presents the opportunity to work in dynamic and progressive environment, giving you access to exciting future roles across the business. This initial position will work in the Group Finance Team, supporting the period end close process with ownership and management of data mapping, managing intercompany relationships and balances. You'll also support on ad hoc projects, process improvements and other finance related projects driven by the growth of the business.

Main duties include:
* Maintaining the mapping of transactions between reports and databases
* Managing the Group's chart of account and control over monthly changes
* Responsibility for the Group's wide intercompany relationships, reconciliations and eliminations
* Producing monthly intercompany MI information for Senior Management
* UK intercompany recharging
* Owning large recharge models and implementing process improvements
* Reviewing and correcting postings across all Group entities to ensure costs are recorded correctly
* Performing analytical reviews

Key skills & experience required:
* Qualified (ACA/ACCA) with PQE
* Strong academics
* Proven intercompany experience, consolidations or group accounting in a large, blue-chip environment (PLC ideally)
* Strong Excel and generally systems savvy
* Confident, credible communications - capable of building strong professional relationships
* Proactive, positive approach to problem solving

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