Group Financial account
£50,000 per Annum
Woking
Ref: TH0902

The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity join a high growth, Private Equity backed, multi-site entertainment business who are looking to continue their growth organically as well as via acquisition.  The client is looking for a Group Financial Accountant which reports directly to the Group FC and plays a pivotal role in implementing and maintaining monthly reporting, whilst constantly reviewing and improving processes and controls. This broad role has exposure to senior management and has involvement in operations across the group (international).

The Role

The main duty of this role is to consolidate the Group’s results, coordinating subsidiary submissions and producing the Group’s monthly management accounts. Other duties will include:

  • To produce financial statements and provide information to the group auditors
  • To research technical accounting issues under IFRS, and assist in developing treatments for new standards and transactions
  • To maintain ledgers for group companies, including balance sheet reconciliations and month-end adjustments
  • To help maintain the setup of Cognos and Navision finance systems
  • To provide ad hoc support to the group team in special projects etc

The Requirements

Essential

  • Newly qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA)
  • Excellent knowledge of consolidations and production of financial statements under IFRS
  • Proven adaptability and enthusiastic working style, keen to identify opportunities for improvements and personal growth
  • Well organised and presentation-focussed
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to interact with people at all levels in a way which inspires confidence
  • Strong Excel and IT skills

Desirable

  • Relevant related industry knowledge (eg. multi-site retail or leisure, entertainment, theatre)
  • Experience of working within a finance department
  • Experience of working with or for Private Equity portfolio companies
  • Experience of working with Navision and Cognos or similar systems, and/or highly IT-literate
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