Head Office Accountant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 10/02/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  06090-0010796914


Robert Half Finance and Accounting are supporting a global market leading oil & gas business to recruit a Head Office Accountant to be based out of their European HQ near Reigate.

The main purpose of the role is to provide a management accounting service for head office companies and assist with group reporting. The successful candidate will also be expected to support with the implementation of new accounting standard IFRS 16 and lease administration software across European business.


Reporting directly to the Group Reporting Manager the successful Head Office Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Prepare monthly management accounts under IFRS for inclusion in the group financial reporting.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly forecasts and annual budgets for inclusion in the consolidated forecast and budget.
  • Preparation of monthly cash forecast.
  • Prepare a comprehensive month end file containing reconciliations and schedules supporting each month's management accounts submissions.
  • Support with the roll out of the lease admin software across the European group.
  • Assist with preparation of the UK statutory accounts under FRS102.
  • Preparation of the year end audit file.
  • Assist the Group Reporting Manager with the preparation of monthly group reporting.
  • Other ad hoc work as required by the Group Reporting Manager.


The successful Head Office Accountant should be qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) prior Financial and Management Accounting experience is essential as well as experience of producing UK statutory accounts.


Based in the European HQ the Head Office Accountant will sit in an open plan office with the wider finance team and will report directly to the Group Reporting Manager. The office is a short walk from the train station and there is a car park close by.

Salary & Benefits

The role will be paying £250 to £350 per day depending on experience.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contract
  • Location: Reigate, Surrey
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/02/2019

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