Financial Accountant

Walker Dendle
£55-60k plus car allowance
02 Jul 2019
30 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified

International Corporate Accounting is part of the Corporate Controller department Controllership and is currently responsible for all of the accounting, tax and statutory reporting for approx. 95 Corporate companies within the Group.


The role is part of the team responsible for the International corporate group of companies within the International Corporate Accounting team. The role involves taking responsibility for some of the entities including processing, administration, financial accounting management reporting, forecasting and budgeting, and preparation of financial statements.  


The role will also have significant input into progressing one-off ad-hoc projects including dissolving entities, improving financial controls, and Corporate re-structuring projects.


  • Accounting and reporting for various entities during the 5-day month end closure period
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Monitoring and accounting for foreign exchange movements
  • Manage and be responsible for the P&L, purchase ledgers and sales Ledgers
  • Reconciling balance sheet accounts
  • Liaison with Tax department re tax entries and queries
  • Preparation of financial statements for Corporate entities
  • prepare audit files in line with auditors’ information requests & prepared by client requests
  • prepare data for input to statutory accounts templates to strict deadlines
  • prepare statutory accounts for several corporate companies
  • liaise with auditors to finalise statutory accounts and audit
  • manage the relationships with internal contacts to obtain the relevant internal approvals and clear any issues prior to signature
  • Preparation of the operating costs budgets and 3-year plan forecasts
  • collating & presenting the budget information for budget reviews
  • Assistance with restructuring projects with significant liaison with group tax, Treasury and Legal functions on restructuring projects including:
  • modelling options & identification of issues
  • ensuring legal contracts correctly reflect the transaction
  • posting the transactions correctly with
  • liaison with the Group Reporting team on the impact on the consolidation
  • Perform analysis on the monthly corporate balance sheet and P&L identify key movements and explanations identify any control weaknesses in the management accounts or improvements and implement


You will be:


Qualified ACA - newly qualified with up to c2 years PQE

Good technical accounting experience and knowledge of IFRS

Good technical accounting knowledge US GAAP desirable

Delivers own work on time; work is accurate and well presented; maintains high quality standards work

Ability to handle and deliver change

Ability to retain a high-level view on issues whilst retaining attention to the detail & ensuring the integrity of information produced

Confident and personable with good communication skills

Natural ability to liaise with all levels across the group and integrate well as part of a team


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