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Group Accountant (001665) in London at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious individual to join the small, high-profile Group Finance Team which is responsible for:

  • Group External Financial Reporting
  • Annual Report (back half)
  • Statutory Reporting for Group companies
  • Group Accounting Policies
  • Investor Relations Support
  • Business Partnering to HQ Departments


Primary role purpose:

  • To assist the Group Accounting team in preparation of Governmental surveys, statutory reporting and external quarterly Group reporting
  • Preparation of the monthly reporting including intercompany eliminations and transfer pricing
  • To complete month end balance sheet reconciliations for Group Accounting GL accounts

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of various annual, semi-annual and quarterly surveys required by Government agencies across the globe
  • Preparation of subsidiary statutory accounts
  • Preparation of quarterly management accounts for three entities (required for submission to the Directors)
  • Assist in streamlining processes within Adaptive Insights consolidation software, be one of the “super users” for Group Accounting, including preparation of office connect reports required for monthly internal and quarterly external reporting
  • Providing information to internal and external auditors as required
  • Other duties as required


Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Graduate looking to commence professional accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA/ACA)
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles, standards, IFRS
  • Strong knowledge of excel – including pivot tables and V-Look ups
  • Experience of SAP would be an advantage but is not essential


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