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Group Financial Accountant

Employer
Agora Talent
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 23, 2022

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Job Role
Group Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Interim Group Financial Accountant

3-6 Month FTC

Rate: up to £350 per day (Inside IR35)


Agora Talent are on the lookout for enthusiastic finance candidates that would be interested in progressing their careers with an iconic name in UK fashion.


My client has continued to post outstanding results and is now keen to further strengthen its Group Finance team. This role will be to support the Group Finance Manager with month end, including group management accounts, budgets and forecasts.


Day to day:

  • Responsible for the preparation and consolidation of Monthly Group Management Accounts ensuring they remain a useful management tool.
  • Preparation of the CFO monthly Board Trading Report ensuring completeness and consistency with other sources of information.
  • Control of and preparation of Weekly DTC performance reporting at a Global level, working with the Regional Finance teams to ensure consistency and providing a central guideline for group policies on like for like measures.
  • Work closely with other Finance teams (Group Accounting, FP&A, Supply Chain Finance and Regional Finance) to drive consistency of treatment and definitions.
  • Understand the forecast and Budget process and how it impacts on the reporting cycles - determining the key deliverables from other teams (most notably FP&A) and communicating potential bottlenecks and omissions.
  • Prepare and maintain process notes for all aspects of the role
  • Assist in the implementation of new accounting standards across the business
  • Ensure all transactions and processes align with the Group Accounting Manual and Group Policies and Procedures, including signed confirmation of the Group Checklist from Regional Heads


A bit about you:

  • Finalist/Newly Qualified ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
  • Experience of multi-site multi-currency FMCG/Retail businesses is an advantage but not a requirement
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, to agreed timetables and deadlines
  • Confidence to build credibility quickly with stakeholders within and outside of the Finance function
  • Advanced Excel skills and ability to use PowerPoint and Word

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