Senior Group Reporting Accountant

Competitive | London | Permanent

IQ Talent Solutions

Posted 8 days ago

IQ Talent Solutions

Senior Group Reporting Accountant
£ Competitive

IQ Talent Solutions are delighted to be working with one of our most valued clients who are a technology industry leader in their field, in the recruitment of a Senior Group reporting Accountant to be based out of their London Head Offices

Duties & Responsibilities
- Responsible for the ownership of end-to-end the Group's financial reporting process and preparation of the annual statutory accounts, planning and co-ordination of tasks to deliver timely outputs.
- Responsible for the audit close process for the Group, delivering a timely and 'no surprises' year-end.
- Ensure that accounting issues are cleared with external auditors well in advance of the quarterly reporting and year-end dates.
- Provide guidance and technical accounting support to the finance teams in the group's subsidiaries and wider business community.
- Ensure senior management have the information that is accurate, robust and readily available to manage and control the client's European operations.
- Provision of optimal IFRS technical accounting solutions to emerging business issues
- Ad hoc projects, which include acquisition accounting supporting the Group's new acquisitions and central adjustments areas.

Skills & Experience
- Candidates will ideally have the following:
- Be a qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA qualification is essential) with significant PQE (5+ years)
- Experience of working within a Group Finance function preferably in a FTSE 250 organisation.
- Candidates will have extensive experience with preparation of group consolidated statutory accounts and disclosure notes, including an effect of Covid on financial statements for a listed business.
- Strong IFRS capability, with experience of providing accounting solutions to complex issues/ contracts.
- Experience with impairment testing of CGUs and going concern assessment.
- Experience of working closely with external 'big 4' auditors in relation to quarterly, interim and annual audit.
- Experience in acquisition, pension, and treasury related accounting
- Strong across all MS Office applications, with at least intermediate Excel skills and experience with Oracle and Hyperion consolidation package
- Excellent written English and verbal communication across a range of stakeholders

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.