Group Accountant Job | HT13672 - Howett Thorpe

Group Accountant
Croydon, Surrey

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum

Benefits: Good benefits package
Reference number HT13672
Added on May 05, 2017

About The Role

Based in their offices on the North Surrey and North Kent border, you will have the opportunity to join the business within a Group Accountant position providing insightful reporting on all technical accounting issues, consolidating international accounts and have involvement into key projects.

This role is working within a complex group that has transactions within multiple currencies, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of Group Consolidated Year-End accounts in line with IFRS, including all associated disclosure requirements
  • Identifying and implementing technical accounting issues and changes
  • Provide key reports to senior management
  • Assist with the IFRS US GAAP reconciliations
  • Act as the key liaison with the external auditors
  • Provide key support to projects

About Our Client

This role is an ideal role for an individual that wants to work within an internally recognised business within the Sporting and Media sector. You will be working within a company that sets the standard for its industry and is a world leader.

About You

We are looking for individuals that are looking for an opportunity to progress their career within a business that wants to give growth and progression. You will be technically strong with the ability to interpret technical financial information.

Key skills and requirements for the role include:

  • ACA Qualified
  • Strong technical accounting skills, particularly in relation to IFRS
  • Experience or exposure in the preparation of Group Financial Statements
  • Excellent Excel skills

Things you should know

This role comes with an extensive benefits package, including tickets to events, bonus and career progressive opportunities.

Commutable from: Crawley, Dorking, Epsom, Gatwick, Kingston, Leatherhead, London, Redhill, Reigate


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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