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Interim Senior Management Accountant

Michael Page
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
GBP300 - GBP400 per day
Closing date
15 Feb 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£300 - £450 per day
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
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Job Details

My client are looking for interim support in the lead up to and throughout their year end external audit. This will involve supporting the current accounts team with completion and review of their balance sheet reconciliations across various business units. There is more than one position available to support this.................

Client Details

My client are a major global retailer that have an excellent market reputation.


The key responsibilities within this role are:

* Reconciling and updating allocated balance sheet control accounts, ensuring any risks and opportunities are understood, documented, and communicated.
* Constantly reviewing and questioning current processes and improving upon them as necessary to ensure that controls are strong and month end is as efficient as possible.
* Ensuring that the business complies with accounting standards and legislative frameworks.
* Contributing to a smooth and clean audit as required, by working with the company's external and internal auditors, thus minimising risk.
* Support other areas of the finance team with ad hoc requests where necessary.


The deal candidate for this position will possess:

* A full and recognised accountancy qualification (ACCA/CIMA/ACA or equivalent)
* Ability to demonstrate experience of effective balance sheet reconciliation control.
* Resilience and a drive to be able to work under your own initiative.
* Strong organisation skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
* Ability to hit the ground running, with a positive and driven attitude to make a real difference.
* Good communication skills, with the ability to change your approach depending on audience.
* Ability to work effectively and collaboratively across the business.
* Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines.
* Good Excel

Job Offer

An excellent day rate is on offer and an immediate start. This role requires hybrid working with 2 days onsite so applicants should be within a commutable distance of Cheltenham. This is suited to candidates that are either immediately available or available at very short notice.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

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