Group Treasury Accountant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 27/01/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  06030-0010739705

 

Group Treasury Accountant- International Retail Company- £55,000 - 60,000 plus benefits

Role

Key responsibilities are the daily management and reporting for the Group Treasury activity including regular dialogue with operating companies, external reporting at half year and year end and preparing monthly management accounts for the treasury entity, group financing and investment subsidiaries. In addition, this role has responsibility for managing back office operations, including managing the Treasury management system.

Treasury Accounting

  • Prepare and review monthly accounting information for central Treasury and head office financing and investment subsidiaries and upload primary financial statements to Group reporting system.
  • Analyse variances which arise between budgets, forecasts and actual outturn, and through discussions with group companies provide explanations working closely with Group Treasury.
  • Assist with the accounting for key financing transactions that take place within the Group. This will require liaising with Group Tax, Group Accountants and Front Office Treasury.
  • Preparing and uploading forecasts for central Treasury and head office structure companies.
  • Liaise regularly with operating companies to assist with Treasury queries.
  • Liaise with auditors during the half year review, year-end audit and the statutory accounts audit of Treasury entities

Financial instruments and Foreign exchange

  • Prepare monthly financial instrument valuations using the Treasury Management System. Complete hedge effectiveness testing and ensure hedge documentation is kept up to date.
  • Prepare disclosures for the Group financial statements concerning financial instruments and hedge accounting, ensuring compliance with IAS32, IFRS9 and IFRS7 disclosures.
  • Provide IFRS9 cash flow hedge accounting entries advice to the Operating companies.
  • Review foreign exchange positions regularly, ensuring appropriate accounting treatment and hedging transactions are undertaken to minimise income statement volatility.

Back office

  • Be the primary point of reference for the development and maintenance of the 'back office' functionality of the Treasury management system.
  • Day to day management of, and development support provided to, the Group Graduate Accountant on performing daily and weekly back office tasks (payment verifications, settlement, confirmations and bank reconciliations).

Profile

  • Graduate calibre, ACA/ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent) qualified.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of IFRS, specifically IFRS9, IAS32 and IFRS 7 is essential.
  • Treasury Accounting background, including experience with City Financials (or another treasury management system) and Hyperion (or another consolidation reporting system), an advantage however not a requirement.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities.

Company

My client is a FTSE listed Retail business based in Paddington.

Salary & Benefits

£55,000 - £60,000 plus excellent benefits including up to 30% bonus!

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