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Group Financial Accountant - Projects (12 month fixed term)

Our client, a listed media company, is looking for a qualified accountant to join their Finance team on a year fixed-term contract. The ideal candidate will have prior group reporting experience and the ability to facilitate group legal structuring and assist on a variety of high profile group reporting matters supporting future M&A activity. This fast-paced, exciting role will work closely with the Group FC, senior members of management and the wider finance teams within the various Group business units. The successful candidate will have experience working in practice with US GAAP and be driven, ambitious and adaptable. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing and exciting business with room for progression. Description Responsible for the enhancement of Group reporting function to enable timely and accurate reporting where necessary. Supporting significant transaction work with elements of accounts prep and audit preparation work Facilitation of the implementation of the accounting of complex legal reorganisation step plans. Identify and drive areas of improvement within current processes. Liaise with various business stakeholders. Perform ad-hoc tasks as required. Skills Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA, orequivalent) with PQE experience. Strong technical accounting skills: IFRS is core to the role with UKGAAP and USGAAP of use. Group consolidation of multi-currency and accounts prep experience. Strong proficiency in Excel. Previous accounts preparation experience is essential. Strong team working and interpersonal skills. Self-starter with an organised and proactive approach. Apply To apply for this role, please use the Apply button. Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry, but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for over 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organisations, private equity backed businesses and privately owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please seethe Walker Hamill website.