Senior Consolidation Accountant

Job Reference: WM-1854

Location: London

Salary: £300-£340 Day rate

Job Type: Contract

Job Description

(Home-based with some office visits (London) / Contract – £300-£340 per day / Inside IR35) – remote working during COVID-19 restrictions, 2-3 days onsite in London office once restrictions are lifted.

Principal Accountabilities – Senior Consolidation Accountant:

The role requires a flexible approach to meet the challenging commitments of the department. The responsibilities are likely to include the following:

  • The post holder will ensure the integrity of the financial reporting and consolidation environment (process, procedures and data).
  • Support all consolidated financial reporting including monthly reporting, performance reports,  re-forecasts and the annual planning process including Budgets and the Medium-Term Plan
  • Accountable for the consolidated Reporting
  • Support audit process acting as key liaison with Company auditors and any other external parties (i.e. pension experts or minority shareholders)
  • Support ad hoc projects/action plans as directed by the Financial Control Director, the Head of Accounting and Consolidation, and the Chief Financial Officer
  • Support financial analysis of actual and planning data for the company as a whole
  • Responsible for reporting, planning and actuals for Corporate Holding companies
  • Responsible for producing statutory accounts for certain legal entities
  • Responsible for the production of OFGEM reporting
  • Responsible for pensions accounting and implementation of controls
  • Support semi-annual and annual impairment exercise
  • Assist in supervising the CoE Accountants within the Consolidation team by co-ordinating their workload by deputising for the Accounting and Consolidation CoE Manager when they are absent
  • Be capable of acting as strong deputy in the absence of the Accounting and Consolidation CoE Manager, building relationships and contacts throughout the business as a whole

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), or equivalent with post qualification experience
  • Strong academic record with good numerical, IT and written skills with an up to date knowledge of IFRS
  • Knowledge of SAP, Hyperion and ANAPLAN would be essential
  • Commercial awareness and an understanding of key business issues is desirable
  • Experience of finance department within large organisation
  • Experience within the utility or power sector would be advantageous

Job Application:

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