This is an 18 month maternity leave cover working for a Global Private Equity Firm in their Head office Finance team.
Reporting to the UK Financial Controller within a close knit team based in London, the primary day to day responsibilities will include tax, period closing and management accounting for the 3 UK entities.
The role will require collaboration both throughout the broader Finance function but also with other functional departments (ie Operations, Tax, HR, IT, Compliance). The successful candidate will also engage regularly with our third party consultants and auditors.
We are looking for someone with a strong work ethic, who can work as part of a close team, but also be a self-starter. The successful candidate should be professional, demonstrate excellent communication and inter-personal skills, and have the desire and ambition to develop a career within a leading global Private Equity Firm.
o Qualified accountant (or equivalent) with 1-3 years PQE.
o Experience of working with Infor Sun Systems or OneStream consolidation tool would be useful but not essential, advanced excel skills.
o High professional English.
o Excellent organisational skills. The role requires the individual to be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously across a variety of processes and work streams. Ability to plan and organise work (own and of the team) so that it´s efficient and effective;
o Strong analytical and numeracy skills and intellectual curiosity
o Hands on and Positive attitude: “Can do” approach;
o Strong attention to detail
o Highly personable, with the desire and ability to create relationships across the Group’s network;