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Location: Bracknell, England
Industry: IT, Accounting
Rate: £70 - £80 per annum + 10% Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Job Type: Permanent
Posting ID: 10012019

Group Accountant - Bracknell - £80k Job Description:

Group Accountant - Bracknell - £80k

Role overview:

The Group Accountant position sits within the Finance team reporting into the Group Financial Controller and will be expected to take control of the full consolidated internal and external reporting needs for Allegis Group EMEA.

This position will work alongside multiple internal business functions and will manage and co-ordinate the annual external statutory audit.

As part of a larger finance team, you will be working closely with your line manager to ensure an efficient audit process and that the monthly consolidated reports are submitted on time.

This position requires an individual with proven strong listening and communication skills, a high level of attention to detail, well developed numerical and analytical skills, the ability to multitask, work under pressure and converse with senior leaders within the business.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

Monthly Consolidated Reporting:

  • Take the lead on the production of the monthly consolidated reporting pack.

  • Develop and maintain HFM for cost centre and consolidated reporting.

  • Manage the review and reconciliation of share capital, investment, inter-company debt, retained income and control accounts for the consolidated group to ensure accurate reporting.

  • Continual review and assessment of large intercompany positions and investments around the group, working with the internal tax team to ensure the most efficient group structure.

  • Take an active part in the monthly reviews of balance sheet accounts for all subsidiaries.

    External Statutory Audits:

  • Co-ordinate, own and manage the external audit process from interim through to filing of statutory subsidiary and consolidated financial statements for each jurisdiction, being the day to day point of contact for the audit.

    Compliance with Accounting Principles

  • Ensure compliance with local GAAP/IFRS in each jurisdiction and ensure group reporting is correctly managed and disclosed.

  • Research and identify impacts of changing accounting standards to the business and ensure the changes are communicated and implemented around the group.

    Internal Audit Function:

  • Develop and Build an Internal Audit function which tests, identifies and provides resolutions to potential risk areas

    Acquisitions & Ad Hoc Projects:

  • To support and advise the business on accounting matters related to acquisitions and ensuring reporting is available whilst supporting the implementation of our global systems


    (To be able to meet the requirements of the role today)


  • Leading self: takes personal responsibility, is self-aware, is open minded, is flexible, take opportunity to learn and develop, is a team player

  • Highest degree of attention to detail

  • Impeccable communication - written and oral

  • Demonstrable problem solving skills - eagerness to work through complexity and uncertainty

  • Conflict resolution and resistance management

  • Adaptable - ready and willing to move the business forwards through change

  • Fair, open and honest

  • Strong work ethic

  • Results driven


    Professional learning or expertise that will be required to succeed in the role

  • Demonstrated consolidation experience in complex environments

  • Exceptional research skills

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Effective time management

  • Superb organisation skills

  • Relationship management with internal or external customers


    Technical and or professional information needed to successfully perform the job activities including qualifications

  • Qualified ACCA / CIMA, with big 4 experience and has been operating within a commerce role with significant exposure to statutory reporting for at least 3 years

  • Expert IFRS knowledge with good knowledge of other EMEA GAAP

  • Advanced MS Excel

  • PeopleSoft Exposure preferred

  • HFM Super User

    Candidate Summary

    'What does good look like' in this role

  • Provides outstanding customer service by maintaining key business relationships through good communication, high degree of accuracy and consistent quality of work delivered.

  • N.B. This job description is a guide to the work the post holder will initially be required to undertake. It may be changed from time to time in accordance with changing circumstances.
Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis group of companies, the fourth largest staffing group in the world, (collectively referred to as the "Allegis Group"). TEKsystems, Aston Carter and Aerotek are trading names of Allegis Group Limited. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at Please note when you give us your data, we will share it within Allegis Group and this involves the transfer of such data outside the European Economic Area, subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice.

Required Skills:

ACCA / CIMA / Fully Qualified / Management Accounts / Statutory Accounts / team management / general ledgers / Month end / audit

About TEKsystems:

TEKsystems® provides technology staffing and services, helping businesses deploy high-calibre IT and communications expertise under a range of delivery options including Staffing Services, Team Services, Global Services, and Workforce Management Services. We’ve become a billion-dollar services company by continually building on what we do best – blending superior client service with an unrivalled ability to source and manage talent to precise specifications, resulting in successful technology executions. Our offerings address various applications, infrastructure, and communications needs including technology deployment services, enterprise software support services, and asset management services. TEKsystems is a division of Allegis Group Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Allegis Group® Inc., the fourth largest staffing company in the world. Allegis Group Ltd is an Employment Business and Agency.

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