Due to continued success, our client is looking to expand their existing team, recruiting for a Senior Consolidation Accountant.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Monday 29th March @ 5pm
(Home-based with some office visits (London) / Contract – £300-£340 per day / Inside IR35) – remote working during COVID-19 restrictions, 2-3 days onsite in London office once restrictions are lifted.
The role requires a flexible approach to meet the challenging commitments of the department. The responsibilities are likely to include the following:
The post holder will ensure the integrity of the financial reporting and consolidation environment (process, procedures and data).
Support all consolidated financial reporting including monthly reporting, performance reports, re-forecasts and the annual planning process including Budgets and the Medium-Term Plan
Accountable for the consolidated Reporting
Support audit process acting as key liaison with Company auditors and any other external parties (i.e. pension experts or minority shareholders)
Support ad hoc projects/action plans as directed by the Financial Control Director, the Head of Accounting and Consolidation, and the Chief Financial Officer
Support financial analysis of actual and planning data for the company as a whole
Responsible for reporting, planning and actuals for Corporate Holding companies
Responsible for producing statutory accounts for certain legal entities
Responsible for the production of OFGEM reporting
Responsible for pensions accounting and implementation of controls
Support semi-annual and annual impairment exercise
Assist in supervising the CoE Accountants within the Consolidation team by co-ordinating their workload by deputising for the Accounting and Consolidation CoE Manager when they are absent
Be capable of acting as strong deputy in the absence of the Accounting and Consolidation CoE Manager, building relationships and contacts throughout the business as a whole
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience:
Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), or equivalent with post qualification experience
Strong academic record with good numerical, IT and written skills with an up to date knowledge of IFRS
Knowledge of SAP, Hyperion and ANAPLAN would be essential
Commercial awareness and an understanding of key business issues is desirable
Experience of finance department within large organisation
Experience within the utility or power sector would be advantageous
If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.
Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.
We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, If you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK