Group Financial Accountant

£40k - £60k
13 Aug 2019

Group Financial Accountant

Morgan McKinely is working with a global organisation based in Slough, Berkshire looking for a Group Financial Accountant to join their team.

Overall Role purpose

Act as a key member of the Fianancial Control & Reporting team.

Key Accountabilities


  • Management of all internal and external financial reporting submissions (financial and non-financial data)
  • Act as the point of contact for queries & co-ordinate responses from wider Finance team
  • Production of key reporting outputs for month-end and board financial results reviews, including:
    • Understanding variances against plan/forecast and prior month
    • Drafting commentaries explaining the key drivers behind trends and key balances
  • Monthly completion of external statistics report
  • Help support the on-going development of timely and accurate financial reporting including process improvements and system upgrades
  • Intercompany accounting and liaison with group counterparties
  • Support Finance Manager with ad-hoc senior stakeholder analyses
  • Co-ordinate annual audit and ad hoc audits as they occur
  • Responsibility for reporting and engagement with selected operational business areas on their performance
  • Responsibility for and completion of key balance sheet reconciliations
  • Responsibility for preparing statutory accounts these include SPV, trading and dormant entities.
  • Strong technical and accounting skills- able to write technical accounting papers

Project Work

  • Support the FP&A team with the Annual Planning process
  • Support business teams and stakeholders with ad-hoc analyses and projects

Required qualifications

  • ACCA, CIMA or ACA finalist/newly qualified
  • 5GCSE's or equivalent, typically grade C or above, muts have atleast grade C in Englihs and Maths
  • Trained from a top 10 accounting firm

This role offers amazing benefits such as basic salary +bonus structure + 25 days holiday + birthday off!

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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