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Group Accounting Manager

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Date: 23-May-2022

Location: London, GB, EC3M 4BS

Company: Lloyds Register

To support the Group Statutory Reporting Manager and his direct reports to ensure the Group and UK subsidiary statutory accounts are accurately prepared in a timely manner to comply with the UK companies and charities acts and to support their audit by the external auditor Deloitte.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead the preparation of the consolidation and statutory accounts for the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Group and selected UK subsidiaries to ensure they comply with FRS102 and the UK Companies Act (or Community Benefits Society Act) and are filed in line with the internal timetable.
  • Management of the overall analytical review summary to assist directors in their review of the group financial statements.
  • Liaise with and provide support across the global Finance functions in the implementation of Group accounting policies and, where required, processes.
  • Preparation and review of disclosure notes required for the Group, Foundation and subsidiary accounts.
  • Review of subsidiary accounts for accuracy before external audit.
  • Review of group management consolidation and group managed account balances on a monthly basis.
  • Liaise with the Group’s external auditors as requested by the Group Statutory Accounting Manager.
  • Close collaboration with other teams in Group Finance (Group tax, Group treasury and Group FP&A).
  • Other ad-hoc projects as requested by the Group Statutory Reporting Manager, such as acquisition accounting, group re-organisations, process improvement projects.

 

To be considered

  • Experience of the close process, consolidation and production of Group and subsidiary financial statements for an international multicurrency business.  (Several of the subsidiaries are effectively consolidated groups with extensive networks of international branches).
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with demonstrable up-to-date knowledge of:
  • Companies Act; UK GAAP (FRS102); and Experience of auditing/operating in an international finance function;
  • Experience of ERP and Management Information Systems.
  • Needs to be confident; influential; and be regarded as a trusted and credible resource by key stakeholders within finance. 
  • An enthusiastic and committed team player who can establish and maintain strong relationships with the external audit team, members of the Finance teams and other associated central functions.
  • Have a ‘hands on’ approach with good communication and other interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective networks and relationships, both internally and externally and use these to inform organisational direction.
  • Ability to drive results and operate effectively, demonstrating a sound skill in dealing with ambiguity.

 

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