Senior Group Accountant

Recruiter
Harcourt Matthews Ltd
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
60000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
16 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As a market leader within the Logistics & Distribution sector, this large group operates internationally in 40 countries and has developed an enviable reputation for excellence, service and capability. Supporting a niche client market, the business is growing and supported by continuous investment in technology, facilities and staff. Due to new systems implementation and a group-wide restructuring and streamlining of financial processes, a new Group Accountant role exists for a qualified ACA or ACCA. Supporting the Financial Controller and CFO, your remit includes: •Delivering group financial statutory & management reporting, analysis & compliance services in a multi-currency environment•Ensuring international monthly group reporting, consolidated accounts, taxation, treasury & company secretarial requirements are met & pro-actively manage cross-regional relationships •Analysis of monthly consolidated Balance Sheet & P&L; reconciliation of key Balance Sheet items•Preparation of monthly Group statutory consolidation including interest calculation, forex adjustments, impairment assessments & reserve reconciliations•Working closely with Group CFO & Regional Controllers to orchestrate group-wide financial planning & analysis (FP&A), budgeting & forecasting and manage group recharges across countries/regions to support Executive stakeholders •Supporting the CFO on group treasury & cash management including monitoring exposure to foreign currencies-FOREX •Implementation of process improvements to enhance Group financial structure •Supporting a variety of projects throughout the global business including phased rollout of a new Finance ERP IT system & proposed introduction of a new finance & planning consolidation system As a graduate qualified ACA or ACCA, you will demonstrate a track record of hands on financial, statutory & management reporting and compliance, experience of managing multi-currency consolidations, group recharges across countries/regions and commercial FP&A. Strong Excel and IT skills and evidence of improving business/finance systems, internal controls and processes are prerequisite. As well as acting as the right hand to the CFO and the Board, the role demands a proactive, energetic attitude, excellent interpersonal and influencing ability and strong commercial flair. Succession planning into a Group FC or Deputy CFO role is envisaged. Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.