Group Accountant - Permanent

England, Hampshire, Farnborough
£50000 - £60000 per annum
04 Jun 2019
17 Jun 2019
Michael Ternent
Job Role
Group Accountant
Contract Type
Level of qualification

Listed business based in Farnborough is recruiting a Group Accountant for a broad role.

The role will support the Group Controller.

Client Details

My client, based in Farnborough is a listed business in the engineering sector.


* Delivering month-end to deadlines and creating and improving the underlying month-end processes for all Head Office entities to ensure timely and accurate reporting;
* Preparing and posting journals in the accounting system and managing prepayments and accruals for the Head Office entities;
* Preparing balance sheet reconciliations for review by the Group Chief Accountant, including fixed assets, cash and bank and intercompany;
* Raising Head Office intercompany recharges and liaising with UK and overseas operations to ensure accurate recording of these around the Group;
* Developing, and then issuing monthly departmental reports and providing analysis for Corporate Functions (Finance, HR, Legal, IT etc);
* Supporting the preparation of Head Office cost Forecasts (quarterly) and Plan (annually);
* Liaising with the accounts payable and treasury teams to ensure correct coding and payment of invoices in Head Office entities;
* Assisting in preparing VAT returns for Head Office entities;
* Assisting in preparing Government statutory reports
* Working with the Group Chief Accountant and Group Financial Controller to deliver the year-end audit process;
* Assisting with Group consolidation, planning and forecasting processes as required; and
* Supporting ongoing Finance Projects as required.


To be considered you will be a qualified accountant with strong Excel skills

Job Offer

Salary to £60,000 plus benefits

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