• Group Accountant

    Job Locations UK-London
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Group Reporting Accountant, based in London and sits within the Group finance function working with the Group Reporting Team.


    Reporting to the Group Reporting Director, this role will take responsibility for supporting the year-end and audit process as well as assisting in the preparation of the group’s annual financial statements.


    • Assist with preparation of the year end annual reports under IFRS and review of UK entity accounts
    • Assist with setting up the statutory consolidation structure working closely with the Group Reporting Team
    • Providing information, support and liaison where required to external auditors
    • Assist with preparation of IFRS technical accounting papers in preparation for year-end audit
    • Ad hoc project work to support business needs, which may include supporting other finance functions with day to day activities, looking for process improvements and finding more efficient ways to work

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Recognised professional accounting qualification (e. ACA, ACCA, CIPFA, CIMA)
    • Significant post-qualification experience
    • Consolidation, Group reporting experience and exposure to Board reporting
    • Strong knowledge of IFRS standards and multi-currency consolidation
    • Flexible and comfortable in a changing, growing environment
    • Self-starter with ability to work on their own initiative

    Company Overview

    Element is the best and most trusted testing partner in the world providing high value, critical services to the Aerospace, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Fire & Building Products and Infrastructure & Environmental sectors, where failure is not an option.


    Our purpose is a simple one. We make certain that all of the materials, products and devices we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe in their end application; are of marketable quality; are compliant with all relevant industry standards and regulations and are ultimately fit for purpose.


    Element’s expanded network of over 6,000 Engaged Experts are trusted by organizations to test and advise on the safety, quality, performance and compliance of their products, systems and operations.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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