Senior Accountant

Job Description

Posted on: 
October 19, 2022

Informa is a leading international events, intelligence and scholarly research group. We’re the specialist’s specialist. Through hundreds of powerful brands, we work with businesses and professionals in specialist markets, providing the connections, intelligence and opportunities that help customers grow, do business, make breakthroughs and take better informed decisions. Informa is listed on London Stock Exchange and a member of FTSE 100, with over 11,000 colleagues working in more than 30 countries.

This is a part time position working 20-30 hours a week.


The Senior Accountant is expected to assume the following key responsibilities plus any other reasonable duties as required:

• Prepare, reconcile and analyze the monthly management reports; Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet. Details include; reconciliations, accruals, allocations, revenue downloads, pre-payments, variance analysis, commentary

• Financial Analysis

• Perform Balance sheet reconciliations

• Financial Reporting and Analysis including, budget/forecasting, working capital, Group Finance reporting, supplementary packs and ad-hoc requests

• Publish financial results in the relevant finance systems

• Ensure communications are handled between the SSC, Group finance and the Business Teams

• To be involved with any acquisition integration/due diligence

• Working on projects within the SSC and department including key process testing & systems

• Assist in the accounting integration of new products into the SSC accounting structure and systems

Analyze and solve Adhoc problems using knowledge of business and systems

• Process intercompany transactions

• Tax & Compliance duties as required by your SSC

Job Requirements

  • Strong academic background, Accounting degree preferable
  • At the latter stages of qualification or ideally newly qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of SSC processes and how these fit into the wider environment
  • Good understanding of all R2R processes including best practice in R2R, people, processes and technology4 Informa PLC | Accountant Information Classification: General
  • Ability to manage owe deadline and priorities, whilst delivering a high standard of work and supporting junior members when they require assistance.
  • Evidence of making decisions at the right time based on the information available.
  • Good presentation skills
Additional Information

Employee experience is very important to us at Informa. On top of joining a supportive, diverse and ambitious team that welcomes all types of candidates. We are also flexible with different working patterns and prioritizes promotions internally.

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.

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