Senior Financial Accountant

BBBH40995
Negotiable
West London, London


Job Purpose / Requirements:
To undertake and complete all aspects of the Financial Accounting processes and monthly and year-end financial reporting requirements for all Corporate Accounting entities. To liaise with other members of the Corporate Accounting team including Senior Management Accountant & Management Accountant) and the Accenture team, with regards to Financial Controls and maintaining an appropriate control environment.

Responsibilities / Key Objectives:
Financial accounting and reporting
* Responsible for the monthly Financial consolidation and reporting for all AGS entities including ensuring adherence to current Company guidelines and policies as well as recommended accounting practice in conjunction with the Group Financial Reporting Team.
* Review of trial balances and key account reconciliations prepared by the Accenture team & ensure that queries are resolved.
* Review & approve monthly bank account reconciliations prepared by the Accenture Team.
* Lead team to achieve KPIs for timely, accurate month end close
* Lead the Accenture Team in managing balance sheet open items & ensure that all queries are resolved promptly.
* Maintain appropriately control environment, specifically review, approve and post journals prepared by the Accenture Team.
* Ensure key control and process documentation is kept up to date
* Provide accounting guidance and expertise to the team as appropriate.
Statutory accounts
* Accountable for the co-ordination and preparation of the statutory accounts for all AGS entities in liaising with the Group Financial Reporting team as to status and accounting guidance.

Audits
* Lead interaction with external auditors to ensure efficient resolution of issues; completion of hard close reviews and annual Group audit.
General
* Pro-actively engage in group wide Corporate Projects not business as usual
* Ad hoc duties as required.

Education:
ACA Chartered Accountant


Skills:
* Excellent financial accountant with proven track record with strong technical accounting skills
* Strong analytical skills.
* Extensive knowledge of IFRS
* Experience in Oil & Gas industry or Big 4 desirable but not essential
* Experience of SAP/ERP systems and Controller/consolidation system preferable
* Strong MS Office skills

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