Interim Group Financial Accountant

England, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
£300 - £450 per day
08 Jun 2018
22 Jun 2018
Anderson Da Silva
Professional / Specialist
Accounting, Finance
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

A FTSE 350 company with a dynamic working culture is looking for a Group Financial Accountant to deliver high quality information to the investor community, board and senior executives by working as part of a Group Finance team. You will have considerable exposure to senior stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production of UK statutory accounts (covering 10-15 entities) and management of the stats accounts process with other relevant parties
  • Responsibility for financial accounting matters in relation to internal restructuring and reorganisation projects
  • Ongoing preparation of monthly reporting, forecast and budget packs
  • Support for assessment and implementation of new or amended accounting standards, particularly IFRS 15 and 16
  • Preparation of year end statutory accounts and monthly accounts
  • Manage audit process for interim and year end audits and be main point of contact for auditors
  • Implement, develop and continually reappraise financial reporting procedures and internal controls for the purpose of maintaining accurate records
  • Responsible for the provision of financial support to the other internal and external stakeholders, including provision of information for decision making purposes
  • To assist in any other projects as required

Skills and Attributes:

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA)
  • Experience of large or mid-size plc reporting preferred
  • Strong analytical ability and eye for detail and accuracy
  • Technically strong with knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management