Group Accountant - London - Group Accountant

 

Job Title:               Group Accountant

Reports to:           Head of Financial Reporting

Based in our London headquarters, we seek a technically adept Group Accountant to assume ownership of Group and sub-group consolidations and financial reporting for over 100 subsidiaries. The Group Accountant will also be required to support the finance department in the production of the group quarterly management accounts and annual consolidated financial statements.

Responsibilities:

The Group Accountant’s main responsibilities include:

  • Responsibility for the quarterly consolidation of the group holding companies and their subsidiaries using Cognos Controller
  • Preparation and analytical review of quarterly consolidated management accounts
  • Production of annual consolidated and stand-alone financial statements in a reporting software
  • Review of annual tax returns
  • Liaising with external auditors and preparation of audit support schedules and working paper
  • Quarterly review and reconciliation of balance sheet and P&L items, to ensure compliance with IFRS
  • Assisting with ad hoc projects, such as liquidation of dormant entities
  • Dealing with more complex technical accounting transactions, including the preparation of accounting memoranda and auditable working files

Key skills/Experience:

  • Sound technical knowledge
  • Previous experience in external audit (preferably Big4) and/or financial analyst in a group reporting role (4-6 years)
  • Comfortable working with new accounting standards
  • High level of analytical skills to identify relationships in financial statements
  • Experience preparing consolidation reports and accounting memoranda

Attributes:

  • Comfortable working as part of a team and support colleagues
  • Drive for personal growth
  • Ability to prioritize tasks effectively and meet deadlines
  • Ability to take ownership of assigned tasks and perform self-review
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic environment

Please email your CV to Lomar Shipping at: careers@lomarshipping.com for the attention of the HR Officer

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