Group Finance Compliance & Governance Accountant

Mott MacDonald

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for its employees?

We are looking for an experienced financial accountant to join our Financial Compliance and Governance team based in Croydon.

The role will be focussed around monitoring and reviewing compliance with the group's internal and external requirements. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to join the business and help build up the programme and contribute to the development of the Group's Financial Compliance and Governance function.

As Group Finance Compliance and Governance Accountant you will report to the Group Finance Compliance and Governance Manager. Your key duties will include:

  • Coordinating the completion and review of the group's internal controls matrices
  • Reviewing and monitoring the completion of statutory accounts of the group's subsidiary entities as well as reviewing their external audit reports
  • Providing a finance interface with the Group's internal audit function, reviewing draft reports and providing feedback
  • Putting into place action plans to address issues highlighted in the above reviews
  • Reviewing reconciliation of subsidiary statutory accounts to the consolidation packs submitted for group consolidation purposes
  • Preparing papers for impairment review process
  • Overseeing preparation of the quarterly Management Accounts to Financial Accounts reconciliation
  • Assisting with identification and review of new accounting standards or other requirements likely to impact the Group
  • Assisting in the implementation of requirements arising from the new corporate governance legislation as that develops.
  • Assisting in preparing and maintaining Group Directives/policies and Finance and Accounting manuals
Candidate Specification :
  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Good knowledge of internal controls and risks within main process areas
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Able to produce clear and concise technical information and reports
  • Able to establish good working relationships with colleagues in other functions and work collaboratively
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills in relation to stakeholder management.

  • Good understanding of UK Corporate Governance requirements
  • Internal/external audit experience
  • Project management experience

We are actively recruiting a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve. We recognise that differences in ability, skills and experience are a strength and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds

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