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Bedford, East of England
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10 September 2018
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Our client are looking for driven individuals that have recently qualified to join this expanding organisation as Group Accountant. This opportunity will allow the ideal candidate to grow within a continuously developing finance function.

Reporting to the Group Reporting Controller, this role will be responsible for the preparation, presentation and development of the Group's consolidated financial information and statutory accounts.

The ideal candidate will be practice trained and be looking to move into their first Industry & Commerce role. You will deliver high quality external reporting - including interim and annual accounts (IFRS), subsidiary statutory accounts (UK GAAP, FRS101) and other presentations as needed.

-Assist in developing a world-class management reporting, planning and forecasting process.
-Develop good relationships with the business units to understand their systems, processes and business issues and to challenge the information they report to the Group.
-Accounting systems upgrades
-Driving improvements in monthly reporting
-Directly assist senior management at period ends, analysing divisional and Group monthly results.

The ideal Group Reporting Accountant will possess the following attributes/skills:
-Preferably ACA qualified accountant (ACCA or CIMA considered)
-Strong technical accounting skills - UK GAAP and IFRS
-Excellent influencing skills - ability to influence, including at board level and cross-border
-Experience of group consolidations, either within role or as external auditor
-Must have strong Excel skills

If you are interested in the role of Group Accountant please do not hesitate to apply today.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003