Investigo

Group Finance Consultant

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Recruiter
Investigo
Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£550 - £650 per day
Posted
06 Sep 2019
Closes
20 Sep 2019
Ref
BBBH92190
Contact
Mark Hewitt
Position/Level
CFO, Consultant
Responsibilities
Accounting, Analyst, Finance, Strategy
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Contract / Interim
Language
English

My client, a small fully listed business based in the city is looking for a Group Accounting Consultant to join them for a period of 6-9 months.

The purpose of the role will be to support the Group Finance team, with specific focus on the 2019 Annual Report.

Job Description:

  • Recent AR exposure for a PLC
  • Stats account preparation and production (40 to 60 pages) of detailed financials. Also involved in the full Annual Report R (~150 pages)
  • Experience of handling auditor/actuary/lawyer/banker interface wrt y/end
  • Experience of writing/refreshing y/e papers re going concern, asset justification of carrying value/impairment review
  • Financial consolidation experience with a group function
  • Local UK stats production, between 6 and 25 pages each
  • Non-UK stats, review only - several sets

Other work streams, on an ad hoc basis:

  • Transfer pricing review/housekeeping
  • Interco review/housekeeping etc
  • Consol & ERP process improvements
  • Accounting policy, controls etc.
  • Corp tax and Internal audit
  • Month end close
  • Balance sheet review

The Candidate

Ideal candidates will either be a tried and tested Interim group accountant or Interim GFC who is happy to focus for ~6-month period on the Annual Report process.

Behavioural:

  • Hands-on approach, with the ability and willingness to roll-up sleeves and really get into the detail of the business
  • Have a problem solving, pragmatic approach to Finance
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and hard-working and will have a positive approach to challenges, thinking creatively to solve problems
  • Excellent attention to detail whilst maintaining the ability to see the big picture
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate issues and solutions
  • Relentless commitment to understanding, challenging and improving the financial control environment of the business
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills including efficient delegation
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interaction Group and remote Finance teams
  • Experience of leading Finance teams in multiple Regions

Technical:

  • Qualified accountant with recent experience in a PLC
  • Recent experience of PLC reporting
  • Recent experience of working in a team going through an audit process with one of Big 4 firms in the UK
  • Experience in implementing and embedding robust financial controls
  • Experience of multi-jurisdiction reporting

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