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Group Accountant

Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man

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Our Central Services team provides centralised support to the Group. A career with us provides the chance to work with colleagues across our global offices. We provide support across technology & business systems, communications & marketing, finance and general office administration.

Role overview

This role will report to the Group Head and CFO and will be supporting the consolidation and external reporting processes across the company. It will suit individual with demonstrable experience in financial reporting, delivering consolidated financial statements and managing audit processes.

Job accountabilities

  • Preparation of monthly Group consolidation
  • Managing and reconciling intercompany transactions and balances
  • Maintain up to date technical knowledge of relevant accounting standards, and ensure adherence to these in the Group’s financial reporting
  • Assist on technical accounting matters
  • Assist with design and implementation of group policies and procedures crucial for financial reporting
  • Review ledgers as part of quality control function
  • Supporting with statutory audit and accounting processes
  • Support the Group audit, preparing audit files and responding to queries
  • Assist with preparation of interim and annual consolidated financial statements

Minimum education and experience

  • Educated to Degree Level standard, or equivalent
  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACCA or equivalent) professional qualification
  • Previous experience with Group accounting preferred

Skills  

  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and regulations, including GAAP and IFRS
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Experience managing a team and developing staff
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to build morale and team spirit and act as an ambassador of the Group’s values.

 

For Jersey applications: Five years’ Jersey residency is required for this role, in adherence with the Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) Law 2012.

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We want you to bring your full self to work and maximise your potential. Praxis is a place where everyone
can thrive, whatever their gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, and socio-economic background.

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