Chief Accountant

Halliday Marx
England, London
£85,000 - £100,000 per annum
10 Aug 2018
24 Aug 2018
Halliday Marx
Accounting, Finance, Risk / Compliance
Oil & Gas
Contract Type

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Chief Accountant within a company based in the heart of the City of London operating in the Oil and Gas sector. Joining a large team, this is a technical role with management responsibilities, requiring candidates to review and do.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Supervising/managing a team of 3 qualified accountants
  • IFRS accounting and reporting for several legal entities
  • Reviewing journal entries such as accruals, provisions, intercompany invoicing etc.
  • Monthly reporting
  • Prepare all statutory postings required under local GAAP
  • Be the main contact for external auditors, internal auditors and outsourcing partners
  • Prepare statutory financial statements
  • Oversee tax compliance
  • Ensure compliance with group accounting standards
  • Be the key driving force behind the standardisation of accounting processes, recording of transactions and cost centre structuring for all legal entities
  • Reconcile annual legal entity reporting between IFRS and local GAAP
  • Assist CFO and Finance Manager with additional reporting
  • Drive standardisation of accounting processes, recording of transaction, chart of accounts and cost centre structure

Candidate Requirements:

  • ACA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Team management experience
  • Knowledge and experience using ERP systems such as SAP and Oracle
  • Experience in completing financial reports for statutory reporting
  • Sector/industry experience is preferred
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail

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