Senior Group Accountant

4 days left

Employer
YouGov PLC.
Location
India
Posted
Mar 07, 2024
Closes
Apr 24, 2024
Ref
4570981391
Level
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
Job title - Senior Group Accountant

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Month End
  • Managing month end process from group timetable issuance. Ensure compliance across the finance teams and timely reporting of the month-end numbers to senior management
  • Liaison with regional and Centre of Excellence (CENX) finance teams
  • Preparation of group consolidation of over 50 worldwide entities
  • Preparation and posting of Group journals and review/approval of other journals
  • Running the monthly eliminations process
  • Monthly P&L and BS reconciliations and adherence to SOX Control processes
  • Assisting in preparation on monthly management pack to Board
  • Preparation and review of management information including Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cashflow.
  • Review of Group intercompany matrix, and following up discrepancies with transactional teams.
  • FX analysis and reconciliations in the Income Statement and Balance Sheet
  • Responsibility for certain key areas including Share-based payments, Leases and Intangible Assets
  • Leading monthly review meetings for Middle East, India and Asia Pac regions
  • Support projects to standardize and improve financial controls across the group.

Half Year and Year End External Reporting
  • Preparation of Group and Parent Co ETBs and supporting schedules at year-end and half year including preparation of disclosure notes
  • Assist in the production of the back half of the Annual Report & Accounts;
  • Work closely with Investor Relations and FP&A Team on external reporting, disclosure and analyses
  • Lead in key HY and YE reconciliations (Leases, Equity, FX Reserve, Retained Earnings etc)
  • Assist in key HY and YE processes including Goodwill impairment reviews, going concern analysis, acquisition accounting and input into judgement papers
  • Lead income statement and balance sheet review calls with regional teams
  • Assist internal and external auditors with audit requests.

Job Requirements -

Qualifications and experience
  • Qualified ACA (or equivalent) from a Top 20 accountancy firm
  • 5+ years PQE in industry with experience of IFRS and financial consolidation
  • Experience of preparing financial statements and disclosures under IFRS
  • Experience of using NetSuite (or other ERP systems), Adaptive Planning and Power BI
  • Excellent grounding in month-end and accounting processes (consolidation, eliminations, journal postings, closing the books, preparation of primary statements)
  • Exposure to IFRS accounting of leases, intangible assets, revenue recognition, goodwill, acquisitions and share-based payments accounting desirable.
  • Excellent Excel skills

Skills and competencies
  • Attention to detail and with a 'challenging the status quo' mind set
  • Strong communication skills and initiative to lead on specific areas liaising with senior finance and non-finance colleagues.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast moving environment. This will require ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively

Benefits -
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Mental Health First Aiders
  • Headspace App
  • Annual Leave - 20 Days
  • Birthday Leave - An additional day holiday on your Birthday
  • Sick & Casual Leave - 12 Sick leave and 8 Casual Leave
  • Maternity Leave
  • Paternity Leave
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Sodexo Meal Pass
  • Leave & Travel allowance (LTA)
  • Provident Fund
  • Night Shift Transportation facility