Group Accountant

Overview of Company

Amtivo Group is a leading British group in the world of certifications, which operates in 27 countries with approximately 30,000 active certificates, thanks to multiple international accreditations, including Accredia in Italy, UKAS in the United Kingdom and EIAC in the United Arab Emirates.

Amtivo Group is a Private Equity-owned business in the early stages of its second investment cycle.  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a business with ambitions to grow significantly both organically and through an acquisition strategy, and as part of a growing finance team, it will provide the successful candidate with a broad range of experience in a constantly changing environment.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking to appoint a conscientious, enthusiastic and ambitious Group Accountant to play a vital role in delivering growth to the company by using their already excellent accounting, organisation and problem-solving skills. Reporting directly to the Group Reporting Manager, this is a key role that will get involved in all aspects of the Group finances both in the UK and internationally.

Candidates must possess a good work ethic and excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, as well as being proficient time-managers, and genuine team players.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver monthly consolidated P&L and balance sheet.
  • Prepare board and bank reporting packs.
  • Ownership of group consolidation.
  • Support Group Reporting Manager.
  • Support with statutory accounts preparation and tax returns.
  • HO recharges and intercompany reconciliations.

Accountabilities

Overall reporting accountabilities include:

  • Manage monthly reporting from all UK and international subsidiaries, coordinating submissions from subsidiaries, and reports thereon.
  • Prepare reporting for board and banking recipients.
  • Onboarding new acquisitions and setting up reporting rhythms.
  • Support annual Group audit as day to day contact with external auditors.
  • Prepare information for annual statutory accounts for UK-based Group entities.
  • Support with annual tax return preparation.
  • Cash flow reporting and forecasting.
  • Undertake monthly HO recharges and intercompany reconciliations.
  • Support territory finance teams with group reporting requirements.
  • Understanding of group financial relationships including loans and interest structures.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement and development of Finance Team and tasks.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Qualified accountant – ACA or equivalent.
  • Experience of statutory accounts process and audit, experience of reporting under FRS 102 for consolidated and standalone accounts an advantage.
  • Experience with multi-currency consolidations a benefit.
  • Works effectively under pressure and takes responsibility for delivering to timescales.
  • Attention to detail and ability to drill down on numbers.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, tactical and operational thinker.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt.
  • Team Player.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent IT skills, especially Excel (NetSuite experience preferable).

How to Apply

If you’re interested in a confidential conversation, please email your CV to recruitment@amtivo.com.