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      Senior Group Accountant

      Ashley Reeve
      Ashley Reeve

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      Salary:

      £65000 - £70000

      Location:

      London

      Contract Type:

      Permanent

      Absolute Recruit are supporting a London-based, PE-backed, multi-site business in their search for a Senior Group Accountant to join their Head Office

      Absolute Recruit are supporting a London-based, PE-backed, multi-site business in their search for a Senior Group Accountant to join their Head Office Finance function. The business has a complex group structure, with multiple sites and revenues of c.£200m.
        
      As Senior Group Accountant, you will work within the Group Finance function overseeing a team of 4 and will be responsible for the management accounts for the group function, including consolidation along with taxation, bank administration and cashflow management. In addition, the successful candidate will become a key business partner to various budget holders within the company.
        
        
      Key responsibilities;

      • Manage the Group Finance team (currently 4) with responsibility of the Group Finance monthly reporting process including preparation of various month-end reports and reconciliations
      • Business partnering with Head of Departments, holding reviews to discuss departmental P&Ls with the budget holders
      • Preparation of group consolidated reporting for senior management team including  preparation of holding company accounting, group elimination entries and full consolidation.
      • Accountability for accounting and budgeting for central group functions, responsibility for fixed asset accounting, capex monitoring and reporting
      • Review of statutory accounts and coordination of the audit, liaising with external auditors
      • Assist the Group Tax Manager with the group’s VAT and Corporation Tax.

        
        
      Key requirements;

      • ACCA, ACA or CIMA Qualified with a minimum of 3 years PQE
      • Experience within a multi-site business
      • Strong financial reporting skills across a large, complex group structure (preferable within a Group Head Office finance function) with strong capex reporting experience
      • Prior team management experience is essential
      • Advanced Excel skills, able to deal with large data sets
      • Strong business partnering skills, someone who can confidently and effectively communicate with other budget holders
      • Prior experience within a PE backed business would be beneficial but not essential

        
        
      Package includes;

      • Salary of up to £70,000
      • Hybrid working (3 days in London and 2 from home)
      • 26 days annual leave
      • A range of wellbeing perks
      • Discounts of various brands