Group Consolidation Manager

£65000 - £75000 per annum
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SIMON TAYLOR

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review (and enhance, where required) the monthly group timetable and ensure that timetable is sent out to regions 5 days prior to month-end closing
  • Follow up on each of the items on the month-end timetable
  • Ensure that the monthly closing process is followed by regional finance teams and take charge of the following processes:
    • Ensure all entities have uploaded monthly financial packs on Consolidation tool, presently Hyperion (to be updated to One-stream).
    • Follow-up on global SAP to Hyperion mapping and reconciliation for each of the legal entity
    • Review, accumulation and tracking of ‘exceptional items’ reported across group
    • Review and follow-up of inter-company balances reconciliation. Work along the Hyperion specialist to ensure that the I/co reports are sent out on time (According to the monthly time-table)
    • Ensuring the inter-company balances and corporate recharges are netting out after consolidation
    • Work with Hyperion Consultant on review of monthly consolidation once all regions have uploaded financial packs
  • Gate-keeper of Hyperion and SAP Access and maintain a log of all staff with access right and ensure there is appropriate segregation of duties.
  • Work with Hyperion specialist on consolidation related issues and manage a log of open issues and monthly adjustment.
  • Provide support on implementation of One-stream implementation (a tool to replace Hyperion) project
  • Support European entities in audit readiness and preparing on the audit schedules (where required)
  • Independently review or support to regional teams where requested. Also manage accounting for small European entities as requested by Global Head of Controlling – Romania, Italy, others.
  • Provide support to other group Accounting Managers and able to work on adhoc projects as requested
  • Documentation of group processes and support group senior managers in documenting group accounting policies and adherence
  • Good understanding of IRFS framework and someone who can advise regional controllers on accounting issues

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, etc)
  • Prior experience is a must in a relevant accounting position
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, with experience of matrix organisations as an advantage
  • The ability and motivation to solve unique and complex problems and pursue and achieve effective results
  • The ability to work independently and manage a range of stakeholders if and when needed
  • The ability to make timely decisions by sourcing and analysing critical information
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Methodical approach in handling multiple responsibilities and a good Team player

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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