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Group Head Office Accountant (Perm)

Group Head Office Accountant (Perm)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000.00 - £75000 per annum + Bonus (20%) + generous Pension

  • Contact:

    Rob Anderson

  • Contact email:

    robanderson@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH28179_1648138689

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-05

  • Consultant:

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Our client is an ambitious, high growth, Private Equity backed Business Services consultancy.

I am looking looking for a highly motivated and qualified accountant looking to join a lean Head Office team to join our Group Head Office finance function.

As the Group Head Office Accountant, you will manage a wide variety of tasks from GL postings, month end reporting and forecast updates, balance sheet reconciliations, purchase ledger and banking and cashflow forecasts. You will be required to prepare the quarterly VAT returns for the main Head Office entity and be involved in the year-end processes, being the main point of contact with the auditors for the head office function.

Reporting to the Group Head of Tax & Treasury, you will work closely with the wider Group finance team and liaise e.g., with all relevant stakeholders within the Group.

As a key member of the team, you will look for opportunities to improve processes and drive a continuous improvement culture within the Group.

Details:

This is a full-time position and prior experience is essential in a similar role. You will have the ability to review processes and provide valuable improvements. Attention to detail is essential and be able to deliver all monthly tasks to set deadlines

This is a full-time position and prior experience is essential in a similar role. You will have the ability to review processes and provide valuable improvements. Attention to detail is essential and be able to deliver all monthly tasks to set deadlines

Key Responsibilities

Head office reporting, including forecasts and annual budget

  • Reporting of actuals against both, including detailed analysis by cost centre
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Purchase ledger
  • Bank payments
  • Expenses processing
  • Intercompany management and postings
  • GL posting
  • Exceptional reporting
  • Control account reconciliations
  • Production of year end disclosure and tax packs for head office entities
  • Quarterly VAT returns for Opco Limited
  • Liaison with auditors for the year end Head Office audit
  • KYC requirements as needed

Internal Stakeholders

  • Group Head of Tax & Treasury
  • Cost centre heads
  • Regional finance teams

External Stakeholders

  • Auditors

Skill Requirements

  • 3+ years PQE
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Confident in presenting to senior stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Attention to detail with a curious and inquisitive approach
  • Team player
  • Results driven
  • Use own initiative

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