Group Financial Reporting Accountant, Up to £60k base, ACA

Group Financial Reporting Accountant, Up to £60k base, London

Support the Financial Reporting team in delivering the monthly accounts providing technical accounting support to the finance community

Key accountabilities:

Liaise with segments to ensure reporting to Group is both timely and to a high standard - where required, provide guidance and support on Group accounting policies;
Responsible for preparing the monthly consolidated accounts (consolidating, reconciliations, journals etc);
Takes ownership and is responsible for preparing month end reporting as well as external reporting, ensuring that appropriate accounting treatment is applied (with support in place for treatment applied);
Responsible for maintaining Cognos controller (the consolidation system) and ensuring all segment teams have appropriate level of training and understanding;
Support the Group Head of Financial Reporting with external reporting requirements (IMSs, Interim Announcement, Annual Report);
Provide accounting support to the Head of Group Financial Reporting and key finance personnel within the business;

Skills, know-how and experience:

Qualified accountant with strong academic background
Experience in group multi-currency consolidations as well as external reporting under IFRS
Strong technical accounting background
Able to deliver confidently and quickly despite changing priorities and an ability to prioritise and take ownership to achieve deadlines;
High level of drive, commitment and self-motivation;
High standards and attention to detail in all aspects of output;

Technical / professional qualifications:

ACA qualified accountant
Strong up-to-date financial reporting knowledge (IFRS)

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.