JOB ROLE / PURPOSEThe Consolidation Accountant is instrumental in supporting the Head of External Reporting & Consolidation in improving the quality of the Group’s consolidated financial reporting. This role will be responsible for drawing up the group's consolidated accounts, supporting the audit process, ensuring all required accounts are filed with the relevant authorities.ROLE DESCRIPTIONPrepare accurate monthly, quarterly and yearly consolidated financial statements and related schedules and documentation in accordance with IFRS for internal and external use whilst ensuring that the internal and external reporting deadlines are metDevelop the Group's monthly, quarterly and annual group accounting processesPerform the preparation of consolidation journals, eliminations and group intercompany reconciliations and related controlsReview the monthly reporting from divisional finance teams and resolve issuesEnsure compliance with internal and external reporting requirementsImplement improvements to systems and financial controlsAssist the Group's external auditors with the annual audit of consolidated financial statementsWork with auditors to ensure a smooth audit of the group financial statementsInterpret data and providing concise explanations on trends and variances in the group financial statements• Assist with acquisition and disposal accountingQUALIFICATIONS: ACA / ACCA / CIMA (or equivalent) qualified accountant Experience working with a large, global finance team or professional services firm•Experience of preparing consolidated financial statements for a global group•Good working knowledge of IFRSExcellent financial acumen and analytical thinking•Strong working knowledge of consolidation tools and month end reportingOnestream working knowledge and S4H capabilities are a plusProven success in influencing strategic business decisions & driving significant improvements to business performance Excellent communication skills with the ability to challenge & collaborateExcellent Google suite skillsFluent English is essential, while additional languages are an advantage (Spanish in particular)