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Group Accountant

£45,000 - £50,000


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Halliday Marx have partnered with a fast growing Investment Firm who are looking for a Group Accountant on a permanent basis. This role reports into the Financial Controller.


  • Reconciling of transactions/invoices/credit card statements across multiple companies
  • Running of employee expense system on Xero.
  • Monthly Bank reconciliations.
  • Monthly Balance Sheet account reconciliations.
  • Monthly manual journals.
  • Monthly prepayment & accruals journals and addition of new prep/acc.
  • Quarterly VAT returns.
  • Raising of sales invoices.
  • Cost recharge analysis and journals between companies.
  • Fixed asset depreciation postings.
  • Updating of interest schedules and calculation of periodic interest payments.
  • Production of interest certificates (excel).
  • Production and analysis of monthly management accounts across multiple companies (within Fathom or similar method).
  • Production of yearly budgets and monthly monitoring.
  • Production of cash flow forecasts for multiple businesses.
  • Updating of forecasts on monthly basis.
  • Payroll administration.
  • Point of contact for accounting queries.
  • Management reporting including dashboards, graphs and KPI’s.
  • Monthly management accounts preparation for multiple companies including consolidation.
  • Provide strategic insight into variances and business issues.
  • Progress workloads independently to improve existing and develop new systems, controls and processes.


  • Proficient & experienced in Xero accounting, having used in previous roles
  • Experience of Hubdoc an advantage.
  • Experience of Fathom online reporting is an advantage but not necessary (training can be provided for this).
  • Trainee accountant, newly or part qualified, with knowledge of double entry
  • Proficient in excel – ability to work cash flow & budget models.
  • Knowledge of v-lookups & SUMIF functions.
  • Knowledge of VAT, having used in previous role.
  • A solid grasp of data analysis and performance metrics.
  • Ability to diagnose problems quickly and have foresight into potential issues.
  • First rate verbal communication and writing skills with ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders.
  • Proven project management skills with deadline and delivery focus.