Senior Statutory Accountant - Capital Markets - City/London

  • Market Rate
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • LH Partners
  • 23 Oct 17 2017-10-23

An opportunity has opened up for a fully-qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) candidate with experience in the preparation of statutory accounts under IFRS and/or UK GAAP. The Statutory Reporting team is part of the EMEA Financial Reporting Group within the EMEA Finance team. The Senior Statutory Accountant will be responsible for assisting with the timely and accurate delivery of the financial statements for the entities within the EMEA region for the business. This will include working closely with the external auditors, Company Secretarial team and Group Finance.

Specifically, the individual will be in involved in the following:

— Preparation of the annual statutory Group submissions for year end reporting
— Assist the Statutory Reporting Manager with the planning and co-ordination of the annual statutory accounts process of circa 70 entities to ensure it runs smoothly by interacting with Group finance and the external auditors, and making sure we are all working towards the same objective
— Preparation of the annual statutory accounts and liaising with external auditors conducting the year end
— Assist with the review of the annual statutory accounts before they are passed to the external auditors
— Preparation of the annual investment impairment reviews
— Ensure accurate financial statement presentation and with an understanding of new disclosures, etc to pass on to the Statutory Accountants
— Assist with the review of month end balance sheet reconciliations
— Assist with the review of monthly, quarterly and annual ONS returns