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Financial Reporting Analyst

Job Seekers United Kingdom Accounting & Finance Newly Qualified Accountant

Job Summary

  • West London
  • Permanent
  • BBBH808679
  • Apr 11, 2022
  • Competitive
Job Description

Our client, a large organisation in Heathrow is looking for a qualified accountant to join the team as a Group Reporting Analyst.

Main responsibilities

* Preparation and review of Group financial information included in external disclosures, including results releases and materials supporting financing

* Preparation and consolidation of the Group cashflow statement, ensuring consistency of classification and adherence to accounting standards

* Preparation and review of financial accounting and disclosure of allocated notes to the Group accounts

* Review of quarterly financial accounting packs submitted as part of the Group's consolidation process

* Validating accuracy of information provided, ensuring appropriate checks are documented and that review points raised with internal providers of information are resolved on a timely basis

* Ensuring appropriate accounting and controls are in place for assigned notes, researching any new treatments from accounting standards and recommended practice and liaising with technical accounting colleagues as necessary

* Tracking questions and comments raised by the Group's auditor in its review of the Group's financial statements and notes

* Assist in other Group financial reporting projects and processes, including supporting the Group's quarter-end reporting process, including analysis to support impairment and going concern analyses

* Ad-hoc reporting and analysis to support the ongoing review and understanding of the Group's financial performance, including of cashflow and balance sheet items

* Provide cover of other key team tasks for quarterly close period in case of sickness/emergency, including initial consolidation of Income Statement and Balance Sheet and/or combination of financial statements in notes in CDM tool (training and supervision provided)

* Consolidation and review of historic financial information provided by the Group's main subsidiaries

Key stakeholders

* Group Financial Controller and Group Reporting team

* Operating company Finance Analysts and Managers

* Departments across IAG including Investor Relations, Treasury and Strategy

* Internal/External Auditors

Required skills & experence

* Full professional finance qualification such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent, with exposure to financial accounting and reporting

* Relevant degree or equivalent experience

* Experience in a group function of a listed company, ideally with experience of producing notes to the accounts and/or cashflow statements

* Experience of SAP, Hyperion (Essbase) an advantage, proficient and confident in Excel

* Takes responsibility for managing and prioritising own work, with the resilience to work under pressure and ability to work with multiple assignments

* A team player with well-developed interpersonal skills, able to promote good team working and cooperation

* Analytical and problem-solving skills, including ability to analyse, interpret and present financial and business data

* Good verbal and written communication skills - able to articulate and document thoughts clearly and to present with confidence and credibility to a variety of audiences including senior management

* Proactive, able to explore issues and generate new ideas in developing continuous improvement measures

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

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Phil Beresford
  • Consultant | Accounting & Finance Recruitment
  • +44 1753 201 460
  • pberesford@morganmckinley.com