Group Accountant

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Contact Name: Harper May
Job Published: November 1 2022

Job Description

Harper May are currently recruiting for a Group Accountant working with a Top Audit Firm with a global network of specialists working with a large number of listed firms. They have ambitious growth plans backed by technology and investment in people; so this is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to learn and develop in a high-growth business with excellent exposure to senior stakeholders.

Reporting to the Group CFO/ Group Financial Controller, the Group Accountant will be responsible for

  • Preparation of consolidated accounts and financial statements
  • Liaising with group tax advisers on compliance and planning issues
  • Preparation of consolidation and group journals
  • Managing intergroup positions
  • Participation in financial integration workstreams
  • Preparation for audit
  • Liaising with group company financial personnel
  • Assisting with financial systems upgrades
  • Assistance with preparation of group forecasts
  • Group cash management and cash flow
  • Co-ordination of group filings
  • Ad hoc assistance on group matters


  • The role will be flexible with hybrid working
  • Strong technical skills in financial accounting, forecasting, multiple entity accounting
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Understanding of tax and transfer pricing issues
  • ACA/ACCA qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years experience gained in a multiple entity environment
  • Knowledge of a range of accounting packages. CCH, Xero, Sage Intacct preferable but not essential