Group Financial Accountant

  • Permanent
  • Walsall
  • £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits GBP / Year
  • Applications have closed

Job Description

Group Financial Accountant
Reports to: Group Financial Controller
Employment type: Full time, permanent
Salary: £50,000-£55,000 + excellent benefits

About the role
Alexander Daniels have been engaged by a leading international group to help them recruit a Group Financial Accountant. The role is on a hybrid basis with one day in the office and four days working from home and they are looking for someone who is ACA or ACCA qualified and looking to make their first move into industry. You will be passionate about numbers, thrive in a fast-paced environment and want to be a key player in my clients global success.

Due to continued global expansion, my client is looking to recruit and experienced Group Financial Accountant to join an experienced team to support ongoing compliance of IFRS and FRS 102 reporting, oversee group management reporting, head office accounting, intercompany processes and ensure consistency in financial controls across all territories.

The Group Financial Accountant will report to the Group Financial Controller but has close liaison with the key personnel across the global finance community including Global CFO’s and financial controllers. The Group Financial Accountant will also have exposure to the Group FD and Group CFO as well as exposure to senior non- finance stakeholders and will require working on Group strategic projects.

Group Financial Accountants responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in the completion of the Group’s IFRS year-end statutory accounts and subsidiary FRS 102 statutory accounts.
  • Preparation of IFRS accounting papers and supporting analysis at each year end particularly around impairment and acquisition accounting
  • Exercising tight control over the Group’s year end audit process ensuring it runs efficiently and in line with agreed timetables.
  • Preparation and review of the UK and Group’s monthly management information
  • Responsibility for Group head office holding companies, including monthly activities and reconciliations.
  • Preparation of the Group bank reporting
  • Responsible for the compliance of key financial controls for the Group, ensuring controls are sufficiently robust, working to ensure that all Group submissions are on time, accurate and compliant.
  • Assisting with and supporting territories with the completion of acquisition accounting for the Group’s global acquisitions.
  • Group intercompany reconciliations.
  • Special projects as required.

To be considered for the Group Financial Accountant position you will have the following:

  • Be technically proficient: Top 10 trained, ACA qualified, with previous experience of IFRS accounting and consolidation as well as FRS 102
  • Experience of application of these skills in industry would be beneficial but not a necessity.
  • Be adaptable and keen to learn
  • Thrive within a fast-paced and pressurised environment
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to influence
  • Ability to work on my own initiative and as part of a team

If you would like to apply for this position and like to know more about our client, call Nick Singh on 07973 757974 or email your CV to

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