GBP325 / day
27th February 2018
Robert Half Finance and Accounting are currently working with a large property company who are looking for a Group Accountant to come on board for a minimum of 6 months paying up to £325 a day.
Report directly into the Group Financial Controller alongside other team members;
* Ownership of the group consolidation, which forms the basis for the monthly management accounts, Annual Report & Accounts, and the Interim financial statements;
* Drive improvement in the consolidation process, working alongside the Group Systems Accountant to identify where automation can be used, and identifying areas improvement across the entire process;
* Provide guidance to the Business Unit teams to ensure consolidation adjustments are being processed accurately and on a timely basis;
* Own the group cash flow statement model;
* Input into the production of the monthly management internal reporting pack, along with other Board papers, for presentation to the Board;
* Oversee strict compliance with Group reporting deadlines.
Activities and Duties
* Preparation of the Group consolidation and the primary statements each month, with focus at Half Year, Interim Audit and Year End;
* Production of instructions for Half-Yearly, Interim and Year End reporting for use by the reporting teams within the wider group;
* Preparation of notes within the Annual Report & Accounts and Interim Financial Statements (including segmental reporting);
* Liaising with external auditors, providing support for all consolidation journals;
* Keeping up-to-date with latest accounting developments to ensure accurate reporting;
* Working alongside the Business Unit, Group Finance and Group Tax teams to ensure all underlying ledgers align with the Group consolidation inputs;
* Supporting the Group Technical Accountant and Group Financial Controller to ensure that key areas of accounting judgement are being consistently accounted for across the Group;
* Supporting the Group FP&A team with the preparation of the monthly management accounts and supporting analysis;
* Driving improvements to the consolidation processes, both in terms of the information produced and methods of capturing required data.
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