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Group Financial Accountant - OUTSIDE IR35

  • Location Watford
  • Job type Interim
  • Reference BBBH50486

This is a classic Group Financial Accountant role in which you will gain great exposure across the business including senior exec level stakeholders, providing you with a great platform to progress your finance career in a variety of directions.

It's an opportunity to use your Technical IFRS knowledge and add value pretty quickly, create a good first impression and make a strong start to your career in major business. Providing advice to key customers such as The Board of Directors, Audit Committee, The City, and Brand Finance teams.

A strong personality and strength of character is required to act as a true business partner, working closely with 2 x Brand Chief Operating Officers, Group Internal Audit Director and The Audit Committee.

You will be required to manage upwards and influence senior management on the emerging risks to establish a more formal system of financial and internal control as the business embarks on a major Finance Transformation programme.

Key Purpose of the job is as follows:

  • Year-end and Interim consolidation and production of accounts
  • Production of subsidiary statutory accounts
  • Share based payment and hedge accounting under IFRS
  • Provide accounting technical advice within group and brand finance teams
  • Ad-hoc project work

It's essential you are educated to Degree level ideally within a reputable University, and have strong A-Level results. Whilst being Big 4 trained is preferred, we will consider people from a Top Practice background.

Personality, gravitas and strong communication skills will be paramount to be a success within this FTSE100 group, who take a long-term approach to recruiting people who can develop and progress to senior management level.