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Group Compliance & Governance Accountant - Hybrid

  • £70000 per annum
  • London
  • Posted: 13/02/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387147896

Job Details

“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.”  C.S. Lewis.
Are you a proficient accountant with a strong commitment to financial compliance and governance? Our client, a prestigious organisation based in London, is in search of a Group Compliance & Governance Accountant to become an integral part of their dynamic team. In this role, you will play a key role in assessing and implementing changes to meet the ever-evolving requirements of UK Corporate Governance. This presents a distinctive opportunity to actively contribute to the expansion and enhancement of the Financial Compliance and Governance function within the Group.
Responsibilities as the Group Compliance & Governance Accountant include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring robust procedures are followed in evaluating the impact of changes to UK Accounting Standards (primarily FRS 102) on the Group and monitoring the changing landscape in this area.
  • Summarising and communicating the requirements of future changes to UK Accounting Standards to the key stakeholders both within the team and the wider business.
  • Acting as the project lead for developing and delivering a programme to implement changes to meet the requirements identified as a result of the above, in particular any enhancements required to the Group’s processes or internal controls, liaising with other Group functions where required.
  • Providing technical guidance and mentoring to other members of the team and assisting in developing training material where required
  • Assisting in developing and improving the governance and internal controls environment around financial processes across the Group
  • Reviewing, maintaining, and developing Group Directives/policies and Finance and Accounting manuals
  • Assisting in coordinating the completion and review of the group’s internal controls matrices
  • Assisting in reviewing reconciliation of subsidiary statutory accounts to the consolidation packs submitted for group consolidation purposes.
To be considered for the position of Group Compliance & Governance Accountant you will require:
  • Professional qualification in accounting (ACCA, CIMA, or ACA).
  • Hands on IFRS 15 implementation experience.
  • Have worked at PLC or listed project based businesses. 
  • Strong knowledge of UK Corporate Governance regulations.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Experience with internal controls and risk management.
If you are a dedicated and experienced accountant with a passion for financial compliance and governance, we want to hear from you.  Please click on “apply” as soon as possible.
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.