Project Accountant - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
South Yorkshire, England, Sheffield
Salary
GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum
Posted
11 Aug 2022
Closes
05 Sep 2022
Ref
JN -082022-5718683
Contact
Emma Wilkinson
Sector
Legal
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
Hours
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Qualified Accountant to join a leading professional services business in Sheffield. The client requires a Project Accountant for a 12 month period to start between now and the end of October.

Client Details

A leading professional services business in Sheffield.

Description

This role will support an international system implementation project reconciling financial balances and cleansing financial data in preparation for the transition and post go-live. The role will provide critical support to the local finance teams and wider project team to rectify issues and other ad-hoc investigatory projects as they arise.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing group and local trial balances for a variety of entities in different countries
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Analysing variances between group and local balances along with supporting reports
  • Discussing the balances and reconciliations with local finance teams to understand then and agree if cleansing is required
  • Following up with the local finance team to ensure any corrective journals have been posted and balances are clean
  • Contributing to the regular project progress reports sent to the Controller and to the project board
  • Maintaining the momentum of the project pre and post go-live
  • Providing critical care and support post go-live of the system implementation.

Profile

  • Qualified Accountant - ACA / ACCA / CIMA
  • Have a strong technical background
  • Able to handle multiple priorities at any one time
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Be able to build and maintain strong productive relationships
  • Advanced excel skills.

Job Offer

  • 12 month fixed term contract
  • £45,000 - £55,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Hybrid working with 50% of the working week in the office (2 days one week and 3 the next)
  • Start within the next two months.