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  • Job reference: RMS0000312

Group Accountant

  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/06/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:

Responsible for the review of the monthly group reporting and preparation of the global management pack and group consolidation. Work closely with the Group Reporting Manager for the preparation of deliverables for the board of directors and shareholders.
This is a key role, promoting and improving the group accounting policies and practices, and the continuing development of the global finance community and the successful candidate will have responsibility for the management and development of direct reports and mentoring and training of other members of the wider global finance team.

* Coordinate and review month end reporting from overseas and UK
* Preparation of global management pack and group consolidation
* Preparation of the group cash flow and provide support to the treasury team.
* Preparation of monthly reconciliations between management and statutory accounts
* Data mapping and reporting for management reporting systems
* Assist with the annual group audit and in the drafting of the group statutory consolidated accounts.
* Assist with technical accounting projects and treatments of new acquisitions, joint ventures or other changes to the group structure.
* Assist with ad hoc reviews of overseas team's accounting practices and results.
* Ownership of accounting records for certain UK entities
* Provide support and insight into the accounting system change, and implementation of new consolidation and reporting package.

Qualifications and Key Attributes
* Good educational background
* Finance related degree/Qualification - ACA/ACCA
* Experience of audit and finalisation of statutory accounts
* Experience of management accounts and group reporting
* Experience of data analysis and process improvement
* Strong interpersonal skills as appropriate to manage locally and internationally based relationships.
* Ability to Communicate with non-finance personnel/senior level persons.
* Strong technical UK and international GAAP / IFRS accounting knowledge, reconciliation and analysis skills.
* Proactive, dynamic and self-motivated with a desire to find and deliver improvements.

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