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Group Consolidation Accountant

  • Job reference: 926153
  • Location: Staines, Surrey
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Finance, Financial Accountant
  • Date posted: 29/06/2019

Leading energy company is seeking a Qualified Consolidation Accountant to join their team in Staines, Surrey.

THE OPPORTUNITY - CONSOLIDATION ACCOUNTANT

The successful candidate will support the consolidation and technical accounting activities. You will support the monthly consolidation process, prepare the statutory consolidated financial statements and take responsibility for several standalone statutory accounts. You will also review and advise on the technical accounting treatment of complex transactions and facilitate related queries from stakeholder groups.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Provide technical guidance to the group and support the Consolidation Manager on technical projects
  • Perform monthly eliminations and review statutory accounting adjustments
  • Support and advise on technical accounting compliance with IFRS at month end as and when these issues arise
  • Assist with preparation of statutory and group consolidated accounts under IFRS and Companies Act
  • Support the process for the implementation of new accounting standards
  • Support maintaining and reviewing group accounting policies
  • Assist with judgement paper and technical issues log process
  • Prepare statutory accounts
  • Apply IFRS to technical accounting scenarios to assess appropriate treatment
  • Responsible for several reporting requirements, including:
    • Preparation of monthly consolidated and standalone company accounts
    • Assist with the preparation of half yearly and annual reporting packages
    • Responsible for the preparation of external reporting returns
  • Appropriate compliance, controls and ensuring integrity of processes
  • Assist with technical training activities across the Group
  • Respond to queries from across the group and assist the wider finance team including the A&R Manager and Financial Controller, Corporate with ad-hoc tasks
  • Liaise with external auditors on technical accounting and statutory reporting issues

YOU

  • Will be qualified accountant - ACCA/CIMA/ACA
  • Excellent knowledge of IFRS
  • Experience preparing and/or reviewing statutory and consolidated financial statements
  • Have strong attention to detail, organisation skills, ability to multi-task and adapt to different business environments
  • Experience with external and internal reporting, including month end, preferably in a group/consolidation environment
  • Experiencing of working in a team with varied stakeholders
  • Preparation of technical accounting assessments and memorandums
  • OneSource Accounts Production and SAP BPC Consolidation experience preferable

If you are ready to take the next step in your career with a progressive and energetic team, then please call to discuss


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