Group Accountant

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Peterborough
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Feb 2021
Closes
22 Mar 2021
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
NXTGEN are supporting a market leading listed business in their search for a Group Accountant. This role is a fantastic opportunity for those looking to make a move from practice to industry and really accelerate their career. You will become a key part of the group finance team, gaining unrivalled exposure to senior leadership across the business when supporting with a number of interesting projects. You will take the lead on all Group consolidation and period end reporting, acting as the central point of contact for all technical queries whilst also working closely with the Group Financial Controller to meet demanding reporting deadlines. Given the acquisitive nature of the group, there will be the opportunity to support with a number of wide ranging projects within the role.

Key responsibilities will include:
- Ownership for Group consolidations, producing reports to demanding market deadlines
- Support with potential group acquisitions, including the integration of new company accounts
- Review and report on all joint venture and intercompany transactions
- Act as a key business partner with a number of divisional Directors across group
- Significant involvement in a range of group based projects, with potential for overseas travel (once Covid restrictions allow)

The successful candidate will ideally be recently qualified (ACA/ACCA or equivalent), with prior experience working for a Big 4 firm. The role is ideally suited to those looking to make their first move from practice into industry with fantastic career development prospects available too. You will demonstrate good technical accounting knowledge and will be a confident user of Excel. Candidates will need to demonstrate the ability to engage with a number of high profile stakeholders within the role. It is expected that the successful candidate will be in post for circa 2 years before progressing else where within the finance team

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