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Group Financial Reporting Accountant

  • Location Slough
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH136791

Join a world-leading FTSE-listed manufacturing business!
As the Group Financial Reporting Accountant, you will work alongside the Group Reporting Manager, the Group consolidation team and FP&A team. You will be reporting to the Head of Group Reporting and will be responsible for the preparation and delivery of accurate and timely financial information.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of the monthly Group IFRS consolidation
  • A key member of the team for the Group statutory half-year and year-end reporting cycle
  • Working closely with the Group Reporting Manager on the monthly Group IFRS consolidation
  • Preparation of monthly consolidated Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cashflow together with critical analysis and commentary.
  • Work closely with the Group Treasury, Group Tax and FP&A teams to validate monthly reporting.
  • Preparation of a number of notes for the half-year and full-year Group financial statements and liaising with the external auditors in these areas. Documenting justification for the accounting treatment of judgemental areas for internal files and external auditors.
  • Supporting the Group Reporting Manager and Head of Group Reporting on technical queries and ad hoc project-based work including corporate/legal entity restructures, internal reorganisations, acquisitions and disposals.
  • Identify and propose improvements and efficiencies in existing processes as part of the ongoing Group-wide controls improvement project.
  • Support other senior management requests as required.

Work-related skills and experience

  • A high-performing individual who has the potential to grow
  • Strong educational background, ideally degree education and a Big 4 ACA (up to 2 years PQE).
  • Strong understanding of IFRS and FTSE reporting process.
  • Strong understanding of internal financial controls.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure to demanding deadlines.
  • Confident and self-motivated, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and a strong team-player.