This is an exciting opportunity that would suit an experienced, proactive, and organised qualified Financial Accountant looking for a role in an international, rapidly-growing, fast paced and vibrant technology-based Group.

You will be working for a global leader in the learning and talent management technologies sector. LTG is listed on the London Stock Exchange Alternative Investment Market (‘AIM’) and has grown rapidly through M&A and organic growth; the Group has a market capitalisation of ~£1.3 billion. LTG has offices in the UK, Europe, North America, LATAM, and the Asia Pacific and offers an exciting and dynamic environment for you to gain a breadth and depth of experience in a publicly listed company.

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As the Financial Accountant, reporting to the UK Financial Controller, you will:

  • Prepare several of the Group companies’ monthly management accounts delivered to tight deadlines together with supporting schedules to a year end standard.
  • Present clear variance analysis on the monthly accounts to the MDs of the relevant Business Units and the plc Board and investigate any queries.
  • Ensure all balance sheet reconciliations are completed at month end and any discrepancies resolved
  • Run monthly project reviews for your assigned Business Units to ensure the accuracy and completeness of revenue recognition, work in progress and invoicing
  • Prepare weekly cash forecasting reports
  • Attend meetings with the Credit Control team to ensure outstanding invoices are kept to a minimum and help resolve any issues.
  • Continually improve processes to drive efficiencies and ensure appropriate financial controls are in place and reconciliations are carried out on a monthly basis
  • Liaise with external auditors on the audit of the Group’s Annual and Interim financial statements
  • Assist with the calculation of monthly commissions and liaise with the payroll department for timely payment to employees
  • Assist with the annual budget and in-year reforecasting exercise
  • Work closely with other stakeholders in the business including MDs, department heads and other Group finance teams
  • Provide daily support to internal and external customers and maintain consistent, prompt and accurate service levels to promote customer satisfaction
  • Proactively support and carry out ad hoc duties as and when required by the UK Financial Controller and MD’s.
  • Ad hoc projects as required and as the Group continues to grow.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A professional qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Strong organisational, written and verbal skills and the ability to rationalise complex issues
  • Ability to adapt quickly in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • 3 years PQE in industry in a similar role (preferred but not essential)
  • Strong MS Excel skills; competent and efficient at dealing with data from different sources and manipulating large amounts of data
  • Strong interpersonal skills and business acumen

Salary £55k - £75K per annum

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