Senior Group Accounting Analyst
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Main purpose / objectives of the role:
Assistance with the Group’s financial consolidation process including specific responsibility for certain consolidation processes and regulatory returns.
Preparation of analysis to support the Group’s external and internal reporting and liaison with the Group’s operating companies to review and investigate reported data and transactions and to provide advice and guidance on accounting requirements.
Main activities / responsibilities
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Qualifications and experience
About the team
The PFS Financial Reporting & Control team is responsible for UK and North America month-end close activities, financial reporting, balance sheet and P&L control. The team is also responsible for end-to-end process control and, where necessary, process redesign and improvement across our UK and offshore teams.
The role will work closely with the Group Reporting team in London who are responsible for the delivery and integrity of external financial reporting, in support of the Group’s UK and US listings, and internal financial reporting to the Board and senior management. It establishes the Group’s accounting policies, manages and develops the Group’s financial consolidation systems and determines appropriate financial controls for the consolidation and reporting of group data. The team provides accounting guidance to the Group’s businesses in respect of acquisitions and disposals and other specialist technical accounting areas and manages the accounting for the parent company and the investment and treasury companies located at the head office.#LI-CK1
Primary Location: GB-GB-Belfast
Work Locations: GB-Belfast-Millennium House Millennium House, 1st Floor Great Victoria Street Belfast BT2 7AQ
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Apr 4, 2019
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1904315
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