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Lead Analyst, Accounting and Reporting

Job id:  15653
Job location: 

London, United Kingdom

Colt is the New Standard in high bandwidth network and voice services for enterprises and wholesale customers in Europe, Asia and North America’s largest business hubs. With a global reach but a deep local presence, Colt is big enough to deliver and small enough to care.

Are you a finance professional looking to move into industry? We've got a brilliant opportunity for you in our Shoreditch HQ! 


Your tasks:


  • Assist preparation of the Group’s IFRS Annual Report and support the group audit process (audited by PwC)
  • Assist preparation of head office subsidiary accounts (UK GAAP)
  • Direct assistance and involvement in group reporting to Senior management at period ends, supporting the month/quarter-end close process
  • Provide reporting oversight of and assistance to country, divisional and shared service centre finance teams in a multi-national environment
  • Technical IFRS analysis of group financial accounting issues and transactions (including IFRS 9,15,16 support)
  • Analyse country/divisional and Group monthly results
  • Undertake other tasks and commercial analysis covering all aspects of Group Finance


The Key Accountabilities:


  • Prepares data for the production of internal and external financial reports based on IFRS

  • Undertakes analytical and reporting projects at the request of senior management

  • Analyses financial trends within the business

  • Interacts effectively with internal customers such as country/divisional finance teams and senior Group Finance management, as well as the external auditors

  • Ensures accurate IFRS group accounting, including preparation of technical papers


What you will need to succeed:


  • The role would suit an individual with up to c.18 months PQE seeking their first move into industry or their first role within a Group Finance team
  • Analytical background with a solutions-based approach to work
  • Experience of effectively and confidently communicating at all levels across an organisation up to Senior management
  • Confident and motivated individual who can work using their own initiative
  • Will need to work with the Group’s data analysis systems
  • Ideally Big-4 qualified accountant

  • IFRS qualified experience


In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognises the importance of a work life balance.


Some benefit examples are:


  • Flexible working and relaxed dress code
  • Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities
  • Flexible benefits scheme
  • Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
  • Business mentoring

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