Senior Group Accountant

England, London
£60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
20 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Renee Raichura
Job Role
Group Accountant
Contract Type
Level of qualification

Senior Group Accountant - Gaming and Entertainment industry - £65,000 +

My client is a large entertainment business specifically operating within the gaming sector. Currently looking for a Senior Group Accountant to join their highly energetic and skilled finance team.

As the Senior Group Accountant you will be responsible for the ownership of the Group's consolidation entity, reviewing consolidation journals & adjustments and other ad-hoc group related entries, as well as assisting in the preparation of the group's consolidated results. The role will also involve the review of the monthly and quarterly consolidated results and preparation of the monthly management reporting and quarterly supplementary schedules for external reporting.

Other Roles And Responsibilities will include;

  • Preparation of consolidated monthly/quarterly P&L and B/S commentary
  • Preparation of consolidated monthly/quarterly Cashflow and commentary
  • Preparation of the consolidated monthly management accounts
  • Preparation of the quarterly external reporting schedules
  • Supporting the Treasury, Control and Systems teams in resolving Group related accounting queries (e.g. FX, intercompany, acquisitions etc.)
  • Ownership of the consolidation entity
  • Review of work completed by Group Accountant
  • Assist with audit queries for the Group at quarter and year end
  • Dealing with various areas of the business on a monthly basis to assist in understanding monthly/quarterly results
  • Attend and contribute to team meetings and project teams, as required, and assist in problem solving and advising on financial solutions and procedures
  • Providing information to support new internal accounting processes
  • Review and prepare SOx documentation
  • Adhoc Group projects/tasks as necessary

What will you need;

  • Top 4 Qualified ACA or equivalent with strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Consolidation experience within industry
  • Public company reporting experience
  • Experience dealing with complex multi-currency consolidation
  • Strong excel & analytical skills are a must
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Able to manage conflicting priorities and tight deadlines to ensure key deliverables are met
  • Detail oriented with the ability to keep focused on the big picture
  • Able to develop key relationships across functions and geographies throughout the company

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