Group Financial Reporting Accountant Job | HT13672 - Howett Thorpe

Group Financial Reporting Accountant

Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 plus extensive benefits

Benefits: Good benefits package
Reference number HT13672
Added on May 03, 2017

About The Role

As the Group Financial Reporting Accountant you will be working within a complex group that generates revenue from a variety of business streams, your role will be working within a team that is responsible for bringing all of the Group Accounts together.

Duties and responsibilities for this role include:

  • Preparation of Year End IFRS Statutory Accounts for all Group companies
  • Research technical accounting issues and changes, ensuring the Group is reporting in line with changes
  • Act as a liaison with the External Auditors
  • Provide assistance with IFRS US GAAP reconciliations
  • Provide financial support to a number of ad-hoc projects

About Our Client

The Group operates within the Leisure and Media industry, they generate their revenues from a variety sources. They are an internationally recognised organisation and you will have the chance to grow and progress within the business.

About You

We are looking for Qualified individuals that have been originally trained within practice.

The following skills, experiences and qualifications are required for this role:

  • ACA Qualified (If you trained within one of the Big 4 firms it would be seen favourable)
  • Educated to Degree level, 2.1 or better
  • Excellent technical accounting skills, with particular skills within IFRS
  • Previous experience of reviewing or preparing Group financial statements
  • Multi-currency exposure and US GAAP knowledge would be advantageous
  • Strong Excel skills is essential

Things you should know

This role is within a highly sort after business which you will instantly recognise.  It comes with an extensive benefits package and career progressive opportunities.

Commutable from: Bromley, Croydon, Crawley, Dorking, Gatwick, London, Redhill, Reigate, Orpington, Maidstone, Dartford, Gravesend, Tonbridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Westerham, Caterham


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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