Group Financial Accountant

Job Title: Group Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Reference: 3937222_1615553570
Contact Name: Steven O'Connell
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 12, 2021 12:53

Job Description

Your new organisation

I am currently recruiting on behalf of a prestigious educational institution based in Central London. They are recruiting a Group Financial Accountant on a permanent basis.

Your new role

Reporting into the Chief Financial Officer, you will be responsible for:

  • Own the end-to-end production of the Annual and Interim Reports & Accounts and subsidiary statutory accounts.
  • Act as the group's accounting technical specialist, researching and writing papers on technical matters for discussion with the group's auditors.
  • Own all technical accounting entries, including but not limited to the group's lease accounting under IFRS16; deferred tax accounting; property valuations and impairment.
  • Oversee overseas tax and statutory compliance through management of advisors (currently Hong Kong / China and the US).
  • Manage other statutory and compliance matters, such as supplier payment practice reporting and banking facility compliance.
  • Support the CFO closely on strategic matters, for example the group's strategic projections.
  • Develop excellent relations with the external auditors and advisors, finance colleagues, and other colleagues across head office and the schools / colleges.

What do I need?

You will be a qualified accountant with a technical background such as with an audit firm. You will have strong knowledge of IFRS for a consolidated group an sound generalist knowledge of tax, in particularly corporation tax. A specific tax qualification is not required.

What do I get return?

You will be paid a salary of 55000 - 65000 per annum (dependant on experience) plus excellent benefits working for a prestigious education institution.

What do I need to do now?

Please send your CV through ASAP.

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