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Group Accountant / Finance Manager

  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: NIH16886499
  • Recruiter: Nicholas Hague
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Based in Kent, my client is a large global business with a wide range of business interests and activities. Due to continued growth they are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Group Accountant to undertake the following pivotal role.

Group Accountant duties:

  • Responsible for the financial management of various key geographical regions.
  • Guiding country managers and finance teams on a variety of financial and technical matters.
  • Management of monthly consolidated group reporting.
  • Preparing interim and full year statutory accounts, compliant with IFRS.
  • Continual development of reporting time lines and processes.
  • The development of internal controls and best practice, as well as finance and reporting systems.
  • Supporting the Group CFO with ongoing projects and initiatives across the group.
  • Annual budgeting and forecasting duties.
  • Supporting the CFO with aspects of Treasury management and reporting.
  • Advising on various key tax issues.
  • Undertaking ad hoc and regular audits (for both local finance functions and head office) to ensure best practice is continually applied, and updates/improvements are implemented where required.
  • Some international travel to meet with and advise key stakeholders across the group.

Candidate requirements:

  • Fully qualified accountant, ideally with experience gained from an audit firm.
  • Proven ability to improve reporting, financial process, and systems.
  • International experience would be a distinct advantage, as would experience of group consolidations.
  • First class communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent financial reporting and technical accounting experience.
  • Willingness to travel internationally on occasions.

This role offers excellent career progression and challenges in a truly unique and diverse business.

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