Group Accountant

Finance London, United Kingdom


Group Accountant


About Argus


Argus is an independent media organisation with almost 1100 staff globally. We are headquartered in London and have 26 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading and production centres. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets and offers bespoke consulting services and industry-leading conferences.


What will you be doing?

In this newly created role you will prepare the monthly group consolidated management accounts.

Work closely with the four regional Financial Controllers and the FP&A function as part of the monthly management and quarterly bank reporting.


You will own the annual statutory audit process including the preparation of financial statements and disclosures. Support the Global Tax team in their preparation of tax provisions, deferred taxes and tax balances required for monthly management reporting. You will also Support the Group Financial Controller with ad-hoc projects as required.


You will be the point of contact for all technical accounting matters. Keep up-to-date with new regulations or policies that affect the business. Work closely with the Finance and Tax teams to increase efficiency and accuracy of existing Finance processes. Coordinate the continuous improvement of the financial process and control landscape.


What we’re looking for in you?


  • Holds a Chartered Accountancy qualification.
  • Excellent understanding of UK GAAP and IFRS required.
  • Excellent operational understanding of consolidation and intercompany elimination processes required.
  • Detail-oriented individual who takes ownership of projects, is organized, possesses excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and can deliver on deadlines.
  • Highly motivated, hardworking, able to work in a fast-paced environment for an organization that has a matrix reporting structure.
  • Partners well with people at all levels within the organisation.
  • Top tier professional services background desirable.
  • Experience with ERP systems desirable, ideally experience with NetSuite.


What’s in it for you?


  • Competitive salary and company bonus scheme
  • Group pension scheme
  • Group healthcare and life assurance scheme
  • Flexible working environment
  • 25 days holiday with annual increase up to 30 days 
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Season ticket travel loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extensive internal and external training



For more details about the company and to apply please make sure you send your CV and cover letter via our website: 


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