Head Office Accountant

Job Title: Head Office Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: JN -032021-2178893_1615383391
Contact Name: James Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 10, 2021 13:36

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Head Office Accountant to join a FTSE listed FMCG business based in central London.

Client Details

My client is a FTSE 100 FMCG business based in central London.


The Head Office Accountant will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintaining the accounting records for property and lease holding companies, including maintaining appropriate accounting records of major transactions e.g. site acquisitions
  • Business partnering the Group Property team on transactions, including supporting on disposals.
  • Interacting with the management company for their sites to ensure they obtain the right financial information and understand what is happening at each site
  • Business partnering with legal and other teams as required, on transactions, period end reporting, budgeting and forecasting
  • Maintaining the records of certain head office investment holding companies, in a multicurrency environment
  • Statutory accounts prep for small portfolio of companies owned


The successful Head Office Accountant will have the following credentials:

Strong/consistent academic background

Professional finance qualification - either ACA/CIMA/ACCA

Experience producing statutory accounts/management accounts

Knowledge of IFRS 16 standards (practical experience ideal but not essential)

Excellent communication skills - ability to communicate effectively at all levels of a business

Comfortable working in an office environment post-lockdown

Job Offer

Basic salary of between £55,000 to £65,000 + benefits