Group Accountant

Location – Crawley / Hybrid
Benefits – Bonus, Pension, Life Insurance, Health Care, Dental, Gym, Birthday Benefits, 25 days’ annual leave, Fitness Classes, & Progression

The Client:
Curo are partnering with a Global Company who deliver their B2B Customers cutting-edge technology. Their automated test and assurance solutions accelerate technology development in the lab, and ensure new products and services perform in the real world. They specialise in innovative products and services which address the test, assurance, and automation challenges of new generation technologies: 5G, SD-WAN, Cloud, Autonomous Vehicles and beyond. Their customers span across communications, transportation, government, defence, aerospace, financial services, healthcare, retail, and many more. Their network, cybersecurity, and positioning experts work closely with customers to understand their needs and deliver solutions that cover their entire technology lifecycle, from lab to real-world deployment. They are driving forward the ground-breaking technologies that are changing the world.

The Candidate:
This role would suit a qualified accountant with experience in audit from a top-tier firm, including financial statement risk analysis, scoping and process understanding, documentation and controlling risk. You must be able to demonstrate a high level of competency in spreadsheet skills and in analysis and preparation of data and reports for senior management. Financial accounting and consolidation experience is essential. M&A experience would be highly beneficial. Knowledge of IFRS and new UK GAAP (IFRS 2 and IFRS 16 preferable), would be very useful.

The Role:
Working for the Group Financial Reporting Manager within a FTSE250 group finance team, this role will provide support to the Group Financial Controller and CFO. Two key aspects to the role (1) financial accounting, consolidation, reporting and controls, and (2) providing finance support for ad hoc requests and M&A activity.

Duties:

  • Assist the Group Financial Reporting Manager with review, consolidation of monthly data submissions from business units and monthly close process.
  • M&A support and other corporate finance activity.
  • Assist in the preparation of internal management reports and analysis.
  • Assist with the preparation of the Annual Report and Accounts and the Interim Report, providing support with Annual Report production and process.
  • Key external audit contact.
  • PLC accounts and UK subsidiary statutory accounts preparation.
  • Consolidation adjustments and intra-group eliminations.
  • Provide accounting support to business units.
  • Assist with technical accounting updates and new accounting standards (IFRS 2, 9, 15, 16).
  • Assume responsibility for Group financial statement reporting areas i.e. SBP, goodwill impairment testing.
  • Assist in maintaining the financial control environment.
  • Assist with Group Treasury activity and reporting.
  • Financial modelling and analysis.
  • Specific ad hoc projects as directed.
  • Exposure to senior management team and CFO.

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Job Reference: RL6599

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