Assistant Group Financial Accountant at Wilmington Plc

Where: Greater London

Deadline: October 25, 2017

Type: Graduate

About Wilmington Plc

Wilmington plc is Premium Listed on the London Stock Exchange, with an annual turnover in excess of £120m. This is set to double over the next 5 years with growth being further cemented organically and by acquisition. Wilmington provides information, education and networking services in Risk & Compliance, Professional and Healthcare knowledge areas.

The Role:

This newly created role offers an excellent opportunity to train as a fully qualified ACCA accountant whilst simultaneously gaining valuable industry experience within a high profile group finance function.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly accounts
  • Assist the Group Finance team with the production of the Annual and Interim report and IFRS accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of the statutory accounts for UK entities
  • Assist with information requests relating to UK and overseas tax returns
  • Build strong relationships with the Group Finance and Management Accounts teams
  • Develop an understanding of SUN accounting software and play a part in developing ongoing improvements to the reporting of financial information
  • Contribute to one off projects and be prepared to respond to ad hoc finance related requests

Skills & Experience:

  • Graduate with a minimum 2:1 qualification
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • A commitment to becoming an ACCA qualified accountant
  • Strong Excel and Word skills
  • Responds well to coaching and is keen to progress
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise and adhere to timetables
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • A high level of personal drive and motivation
  • Has a proactive and hands-on approach and is willing to use initiative
  • Positive outlook and ‘can-do’ attitude

Development opportunities:

  • Fully funded training and support to become an ACCA qualified accountant
  • Opportunity for rapid progression
  • Practical on the job training and insight into a listed group finance function
  • Exposure to senior finance management and executive team

How to apply:

Please send a CV with covering letter to​