Group Accountant

Posted 5 April by Sauce Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply

Great position for a newly qualified accountant within a highly regarded Media organisation. Due to continued and sustained growth this position is required to assist the Group finance function and reports into a senior manager within the team.

Based at Head Office and working with the group companies, you will need to be a recently qualified accountant who has a strong technical accounting background and have an adaptable approach.

This role is an ideal opportunity for a candidate to gain a wide range of experience across consolidation, management accounting, forecasting and treasury.

This role is initially for 6 months but is highly likely to be extended or further opportunities found for a candidate who proves themselves.

The Role:

  • Balance sheet reviews of companies within the business
  • Assist with the preparation of management accounts (to include accruals, prepayments and fixed assets)
  • Assist with forecast and budgeting; consolidations, reconciliations, review and analysis
  • Management of treasury, including consolidation and analysis of the groups forecast cash position
  • Assist with group consolidations, period close and quarterly audits
  • Financial modelling
  • Reconciliation of intercompany balances across the group and resolve any differences
  • Prepare audit schedules
  • Prepare and review statutory across the group.

The Person:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent)
  • Experience gained within a media organisation or similar would be an advantage, but a passion to work within the industry is a must
  • Strong technical knowledge and working knowledge of IFRS
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines with excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Commercially astute
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Confident communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to adapt your approach depending on your audience
  • Ability to build excellent working relationships
  • Methodical and organised in your approach.

Required skills

  • Media
  • Accountant
  • Financial Accountant
  • Group Accountant
  • Group Financial Accountant

Reference: 34839681

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