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Group Consolidation Accountant

Fixed Term

Bruin

Group Consolidation Accountant
Canary Wharf, United Kingdom
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Ref: 36169
Our client, a leading Asset Manager, are looking to hire a Group Consolidation Accountant for a 6-month contract. This role involves overseeing all financial reporting aspects and the preparation of consolidated results for the European sector. Upholding the core values of delivering timely, precise, and pertinent financial data to internal stakeholders is essential. The position involves active participation in all facets of the group's reporting and managing spontaneous team projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing financial reporting for multi-entity, multi-currency groups across Europe, including consolidating month-end results, analysing outcomes, and preparing quarterly reporting packs for consolidation.
  • Being the primary point of contact for global colleagues regarding European group reporting, maintaining intra-group relationships, reconciling intercompany loans, and addressing imbalances promptly.
  • Assisting in accounting for group acquisitions and restructures, ensuring post-restructure integration and consistency across the group, while providing regular management reporting to internal stakeholders.
  • Developing strong relationships with Corporate Executives, overseeing ad hoc projects, system upgrades, and supporting shared service departments in their contributions to Finance.
  • Identifying process gaps, implementing improvements, and guiding team members to ensure best practices and consistency across regions.

Required Skills:

  • Qualified Accountant (3 – 5 years PQE), possessing a strong academic background with a degree.
  • Proficient in effective oral and written communication, deadline-oriented, with good time management and organizational skills.
  • Highly skilled in group accounting fundamentals, capable of making decisions on technical accounting matters, and experienced in multi-currency group consolidations.
  • Proficiency in Excel and the MS Office applications suite.
  • Demonstrated commitment to maintaining a positive work environment, free from discrimination, violence, or harassment, and promoting diversity and equal opportunities within the workplace.

This is a great opportunity to join an elite firm within the Asset Management industry. If you are keen on applying for this role or would like more information, please reach out to Ben Lines (ben.lines@bruinfinancial.com)

 

Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

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