Group Accountant

Allen & Overy LLP
Northern Ireland
15 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Department Purpose and Structure

Deliver relevant information and a value for money service to the decision-makers of Allen & Overy.

Role Purpose

To provide high quality financial information to be used internally and externally. To assist in driving the business forward and implementing changes within the global finance function and across the business as relevant. To implement and uphold best practice and standards across the finance function by acting as an adviser to the global function.

Key Relationships

The role has a number of key relationships including the firm's management, senior finance management, wider global finance team, and the firm's global accounting network.

Key requirements

Team player with strong communication skills and willingness to collaborate with others to achieve success as a team.

Self-motivated and solution driven

Ability to work on their own, therefore taking initiative and having a desire to get the job done.

Ability to work under pressure and take a flexible approach to the job, we report to tight deadlines which are mixed with last minute adhoc tasks for management.

Thorough understanding of financial/management information systems and group structures.

Ability to train other finance department members globally.

Must be able to multi-task and work under pressure with excellent time management skills.

Ability to adapt to and implement change, flexibility to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in an environment with shifting priorities.


Member of recognised accounting body as a qualified accountant.

2 - 4 years PQE

Experience in a finance function in an international environment an advantage.