Group Accountant
Rutherford Cross
Published
August 5, 2020
Location
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Region
- Edinburgh
Sector
Industry and Commerce
Specialism
Financial and Statutory Accounting

Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a Group Accountant to join a fast-paced, global leader within the renewables sector. Focusing on the European market, the business is focused on long-term sustainable growth through asset acquisition, asset management and operation and conscious ESG choices.

This is a newly created position reporting into the Group Finance Manager where you will be responsible for providing timely and accurate monthly Group reporting to the executive team, board and investors.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Consolidating month-end results for the Group, multiple entities/countries/currencies
  • Posting consolidation journals as required
  • Maintaining a schedule of intercompany loan relationships
  • Reconciling all intercompany relationships, investigating and correcting errors on a timely basis
  • Assist with implementation of best-practice processes and controls across the Group to ensure rigour and compliance of ongoing efficient production of financial information
  • Assisting with Group audit process
  • Liaising with external providers to provide and review quarterly data for numerous holding companies
  • Assisting with quarterly investor reporting requirements
  • Maintaining a schedule of intercompany loan relationships
  • Reconciling all intercompany relationships, investigating and correcting errors on a timely basis
  • Posting consolidation journals as required
  • Support ongoing implementation of Adaptive Insights as consolidation tool
  • Uploading non-integration entities into Adaptive Insights (monthly)
  • Facilitating integration process within Adaptive Insights
  • Assisting the FP&A team with month-end reporting requirements
  • Assisting the Group Finance manager with future potential/confirmed acquisitions
  • Support ad-hoc projects regarding the ongoing company strategy and investor requests

In order to be considered for this position you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Chartered Accountant, CA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent
  • Strong working knowledge of IFRS
  • Solid consolidation experience
  • Working within a complex, fast paced finance function
  • Excellent team player who can develop effective working relationships with colleagues
  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate confidently both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrates sufficient confidence and expertise to challenge numbers and finance processes
  • Quick learner with a flexible approach to work
  • Strong Excel skills and ability to pick up and drive process and system developments
  • Will take pride in accuracy of work and timeliness of delivery
  • Ability to work with high volumes of data and highly numerate
  • Logical approach to work

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