The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to conferences and electronic services. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.
With a growing global circulation and a reputation for insightful analysis and opinion on every aspect of world events, The Economist is one of the most widely recognised and well-read current affairs publications in the world.
Our Events business is focused on developing and delivering content for the ‘ideas people’ who are creating value in the global economy. Convened around subjects like finance and economics to innovation and the role of corporations in society, Economist Events delivers a mix of live & virtual events which further The Economist’s brand vision - to lead the debate in pursuit of progress.
We are currently seeking a Business Accountant to support the EMEA region of this growing business. This role is based in London and will take on responsibility for accurate and timely accounting and reporting. The major focus of this role will be managing the revenue and direct costs of these businesses, working with the finance team at large to improve processes, and efficiencies globally.
The role would suit a newly qualified accountant from business, or a part-qualified accountant with relevant experience. The Economist Group offers study support to part-qualified staff.
In this role you would be expected to:
To succeed in the role you must have:
You will be able to demonstrate: