Financial Accounting MFI Lead

Michael Page
Bristol, England
17 Jun 2022
15 Jul 2022
JN -062022-5645240
Ryan Hirons
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
Salary band
over £450 per day
Full Time

This is an excellent opportunity for a technically strong accountant (IFRS( to take the lead on a HFI project in a high growth business. This will require PM skills and will require someone happy to get into the details and be hands on in the delivery.

Client Details

My client are a very well established and highly acquisitive business that are based in Bristol and are clear market leaders in their field of expertise


The main responsibilities within this role are:


To support a potential IPO based in Sep22 y/e, 3 yrs HFI is required to be included in a track record in a prospectus. The work is being done now, as it is expected to be time consuming to prepare, and audit.


To prepare 3 yrs HFI for the track record, being consolidated full P&L and Consolidated Balance Sheet for y/e Sep 22, y/e Sep21, y/e Sep 20, and therefore opening balances as at 1.10.19.

To prepare the supporting working papers showing what the respective historical positions at each time period was under France GAAP, the IFRS adj and the restated IFRS position.

To prepare any other HFI info needed for investor presentations, that is not in the consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet

To walk the internal reviewers though these workings and resolve review questions

To walk the external audit though these workings and resolve questions, to achieve their sign off, by 30 Sep 2022.

Project manage BDO support team (where required) and the external auditors


Develop a plan of the high level steps and timescale

Develop a more detailed plan of the steps, resources, cost and timescale

Agree plan with the sponsor and the Financial Reporting team technical lead providing day to day support


Potential IPO requirements met, and in good time


The successful candidate for this position:

  • A fully qualified accountant with several years PQE
  • Has prepared Group consolidation under IFRS, group consolidated accounts and the notes, led technical accounting projects
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills

Job Offer

An excellent day rate with the position also sitting outside IR35. The strong preference is for a candidate to be onsite 1-2 days a week but fully remote candidates will also be considered.

Due to the urgent need only candidates immediately available or available at short notice will be considered.