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Group Accountant

Posted 26 January by Robert Walters Easy Apply Ended

Based from the Manchester Head Office the Group Accountant will primarily support the Group Financial Controller in both the reporting and continued development of, management and financial reporting to the Senior Management team, to the individual businesses and to the PLC finance teams.

Key tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Support the monthly financial/management reporting
  • Consolidation and reconciliation of finance reports
  • Analysis, investigation, and explanation of financial performance
  • Supporting the periodic budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Involvement in the continued development of reporting processes and procedures
  • Reporting of performance to PLC finance
  • Support of monthly reporting of horizontal functions performance and analysis of deviations
  • Support of individual airlines and local controlling/finance teams as/when required

Technical Skills and Experience

  • Track record in finance
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA,ACCA,CIMA)
  • Track record of delivering high-quality work on time
  • Strong general EDP system skills
  • Advanced MS Excel skills - ideally including VBA experience
  • Knowledge of financial system (SAP) and consolidation system tools (Cognos Controller)
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial approach to reporting process development
  • A good understanding of common cross-functional issues

The successful candidate will also be working closely with the controlling/finance teams in Manchester and in Europe and the PLC finance team in London with ad-hoc travel required where necessary

For further information on this outstanding opportunity please contact or for a confidential discussion

Reference: 34328926

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