Dependent on Experience + Bonus + Benefits
Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Job Title: Group Accountant
Location: Nottingham with Hybrid working
Salary: Dependent on Experience + Bonus + Benefits 
The Role in Nutshell 
The Group Accountant is a key member of the Statutory Reporting team designed to provide accurate and timely information internally and externally. Along with driving control and providing support in divisions.
As Group Accountant you will be responsible for the preparation of the monthly Group consolidation, weekly and monthly cash and net debt reporting and annual statutory accounts for a significant number of the group’s entities. 

What you'll be doing:
  • To prepare the monthly consolidation of a £3.6bn turnover multinational Group, including variance analysis, intercompany reconciliation and account balance reconciliations 
  • To produce weekly and monthly cash and net debt reporting, which ultimately is seen by the CFO.  Including liaising with Divisions and Treasury to understand movements and variances.
  • To be responsible for the subsidiary statutory accounts of a large proportion of the group’s entities (c.40) including preparation from TB, through audit and final completion procedures to signing.
  • To be responsible for the financial accounting for all Group Finance companies, including month end processes, reconciliations, reporting and determining the appropriate accounting treatments for finance company related items (derivative financial instruments and loans) in accordance with IFRS.  
  • To be a key point of contact for divisions on accounting question/queries.
  • To provide support during the half year and year end audit process, including statutory notes and the external audit process.
  • To assist in the development of a more robust cash and net debt forecasting process to support the statutory forecasting process.
  • To identify and make improvements in the consolidation and subsidiary accounts processes.
  • Responding to ad hoc analysis requests from the Group Statutory Accountant and the Group Financial Accountant and other senior finance people. 
  • Key contact for external statutory surveys.
What we need from you:
  • Qualified accountant (ACA)
  • Advanced FRS101/102 and IFRS knowledge 
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience of Oracle R12 and/ or Oracle Fusion
Competencies / Behaviours
  • Attention to detail
  • Persistent and thorough
  • Organisation and time management skills
  • Prioritisation and multi-tasking
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills 
What we can offer you:

· Culture – We were once a start-up and still have that growth mindset (despite our size). Our industry is renowned for the speed it operates at, and the incredible pace of innovation. Our values include winning together, being bold, exciting customers and driving innovation.

· Development – Both personal and professional development are important to us. Everyone gets 2 paid days to focus on development, along with subscriptions to learning resources like cross knowledge, linkedin learning and our own learning room. Monthly Empower talks from inspirational leaders from outside the industry.

· Wellbeing – Our employee assistance program offers free advice on everything from work advice, relationship advice, legal information, and financial advice. Everyone gets a free subscription to the unmind (mental wellbeing) app. Counselling session are available through EAP. We have a monthly schedule of wellbeing sessions and talks with each office having wellbeing champions and coordinators.

· Flexible benefits package - Annual bonus, employee share scheme, private medical, life assurance, income protection, matching pension contributions, enhanced vacation package, discounted gym membership and cycle to work scheme, with the ability to flex your benefits package to suit your needs

· Offices - Newly refurbished offices, with chillout spaces and modern facilities

· Social - Fantastic programme of free social activities, from our summer parties and Friday night drinks, we've got you covered.

· Sports - We're as passionate about sports as you are, if you can name a sport, we've probably got a company team.

· Hybrid Working – We offer 2 days a week working from home


What the process looks like:

· Apply and your CV will be reviewed by one of our Talent Acquisition Partners

· Phone screening call with our Talent Acquisition Partner

· 1st interview with the team manager

· 2nd stage involving a short assessment and Meet the team!

· Offer and Celebrations!

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.