Global Accountant

Global Accountant

London (near Bank of England)

Competitive salary + Bonus, Car Allowance, Pension, Private Health

Permanent / 35 hours p/week

Closing date: 9th October 2020

About Bupa…

We’re a leading health insurer and healthcare provider, with care homes, health centres, dental practices and a hospital. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

We believe in quality, affordable and accessible healthcare for all. The Global Accountant will support Bupa to deliver on our purpose, helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

About the area you’ll be working in…

Great role for an ACA qualified accountant looking to move from practice (e.g. Big 4) to industry. The Global Accountant will have significant exposure to Bupa’s international market units and support senior stakeholders across Bupa Group.

From Finance and IT, to Marketing and People (HR) our support functions are the backbone of our Global operations.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Preparing Bupa Group consolidated statutory accounts

  • Half-Year & Full-Year financial reporting

  • Liaising with Bupa’s global market-units (e.g. Australia, South America)

  • Delivery of reporting instructions to international teams

  • Project work – e.g. systems

  • Driving improvements in processes

What’s a typical day?

  • Communicating with Bupa’s global finance teams

  • Liaising with auditors

  • Preparing financial statements

  • Co-ordinating Bupa Group Report

  • Interacting with senior stakeholders across the Group

Who we’re looking for?

  • Qualified Accountant – ACA, ACCA

  • Strong technical accounting experience – IFRS / GAAP / Consolidations

  • Big 4 or blue-chip corporate experience

  • Advanced Excel

  • Excellent communication skills (oral & written)

  • Ambitious, keen to learn & gravitas to liaise with senior management

What’s it like to work here?

We want people to ‘love working here’, so much so that’s it’s at the top of our agenda and something you’ll hear a lot about here at Bupa. We offer our people a great range of benefits, many of which are flexible and can be tailored to suit what’s most important to you. We’re a healthcare company so there’s a huge focus on our people’s health and wellbeing, supported by a healthy work-life balance and workplaces which are friendly, appealing spaces to support you to be at your best.

Whether you’ve found your feet or are discovering a new path. Welcome to a place that celebrates you. This isn’t where you’ve been. This is where you’re going. This is what we have belief in.

We’re an inclusive organisation that celebrates diversity and welcomes everyone – all talents and backgrounds. Bupa strives to make sure that every applicant is assessed solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

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Job Information

Job Reference: R1065189_1600259295
Salary: Negotiable
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Accountancy
Job Locations: London
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: ACA, Financial Accounting, GAAP, IFRS
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