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    £60000 - £70000 per annum

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    Sarah Varley

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    18 days ago

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Group Accountant Location
Up to £70,000

Magpie Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for a Group Accountant role within our client's dynamic and inclusive organisation. They are a global engineering consultancy with a rich heritage, providing innovative solutions in the industry. As the Group Accountant, you will play a vital role in ensuring the accuracy, compliance, and efficiency of the Group's financial statements and reporting processes.

Group Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Prepare consolidated year-end profit and loss accounts, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, including associated disclosure notes and tax disclosures, while conducting necessary reconciliations.
  • Review subsidiary packs for technical compliance, accuracy, and completeness at year-end.
  • Handle defined benefit pension journals and related reconciliations.
  • Support the preparation of the Group Consolidated Statutory Accounts under UK GAAP FRS102 and all UK subsidiary accounts.
  • Collaborate with the BIRA team to develop year-end reporting templates, ensuring comprehensive information for the completion and audit of Consolidated Group Statutory Accounts.

Group Accountant Person Specification:

  • Finalist / Newly qualified /Qualified Accountant, preferably ACA, ACCA with experience in multinational companies through practice or industry.
  • Strong technical accounting skills and the ability to communicate complex concepts in a clear and concise manner. Familiarity with UK GAAP FRS102 and IFRS.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, meet tight deadlines, and pay attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, adapting to different audiences and levels of staff.
  • Highly organized, positive, and proactive mindset.
  • Flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Excel, along with good skills in Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge of PowerBI is advantageous but not essential.
  • Team player capable of collaborating effectively and achieving shared objectives.
  • Enthusiastic about joining the Business Intelligence, Reporting, and Analysis Team and contributing to the wider Global Finance team.

Group Accountant Benefits:

  • Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
  • Pension contribution of up to 10%.
  • Salary Exchange Scheme.
  • Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Private Medical Insurance (PMI).
  • Wellbeing Fund (£250 per annum).
  • Flexible Working arrangements.
  • Annual Leave of 26 days per annum.
  • Holiday Trading: Up to 10 days can be bought or sold in any annual leave year.
  • Career Development opportunities.
  • Performance Related Bonus Scheme (PRBS).
  • Employee Dividend Scheme (EDS).
  • This is a full-time or part-time role (4 days per week) offering flexibility and work-life balance. While the role can be performed remotely, you will be required to work in the office full-time during key year-end weeks.

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