• Group Financial Accountant

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 6 days ago(6 days ago)
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  • Overview

    Our people are at the heart of everything we do at ITN. It’s vital that our workforce reflects the diversity of both our audience and the wider society in the UK, so we’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds and communities. We also recognise the importance of a good work life balance, so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working, including part-time and job shares for all our roles. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process if this is something you want to explore.


    We are looking for an ambitious individual with a desire to develop themselves within a Group Finance function.  The candidate will work closely with the Head of Financial Reporting with key responsibilities and attributes outlined below.



    • Responsible for annual corporation tax (ITN Limited plus subsidiary companies):
    • Tax analysis and categorisation of expenditure across the business.
    • Compilation of tax computation working papers
    • Liaising with external advisors as appropriate
    • Review and submission of Corporation tax returns
    • Assistance with ad hoc tax advice – corporate, income and other
    • Preparation of Taxation notes to Financial Statements

    Statutory Reporting, Analysis & Audit

    • Assist in preparation of the annual statutory accounts under FRS102 and provision of support throughout the annual audit process.
    • Preparation of disclosure schedules (incl tax as per above)
    • Preparation of schedules for audit analysis.
    • Subsidiary accounts preparation and filing
    • Responsible for preparation of annual returns and other statutory requirements for all companies including dormant and joint ventures. 

    Month end group reporting and quarterly forecasting

    • Preparation of monthly Group Board pack, Group quarterly forecasts and annual budget / 3 year plan incorporating business analysis.
    • Monthly reporting to ITN shareholders
    • Responsible for reconciliation and forecasting of some group cost centres

    Cash flow preparation and forecasting

    • Working with the wider finance team to create and implement a new actual and forecast cash flow model. 


    Cash flow preparation and forecasting

    • Working with the wider finance team to create and implement a new actual and forecast cash flow model. 

    Controls & Policies

    • Analyse opportunities for efficiency improvements within Group Finance.
    • Improving processes– reporting, management, control and accounting.
    • Ensure compliance with internal and external controls and regulations

    Business Support/Other

    • Ad-hoc projects and support as required.



    • Qualified accountant (ACA)
    • 2+ years PQE
    • Previous statutory reporting and tax experience essential
    • Clear understanding of financial controls and importance of data integrity
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure
    • An organised and flexible approach to work
    • Effective workload prioritisation
    • Approachable, with strong written and oral communication skills
    • Strong Excel and data manipulation skills
    • Willingness to learn and develop in the role and throughout the wider team
    • Ability to review and analyse data, identifying matters for further investigation
    • Deal effectively with both financial and operational management and staff at various levels.
    • Perform tasks to the highest professional standards.


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