Interim Financial Accountant

Job Title: Interim Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £325 - £350 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: CG0203_1614707254
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 02, 2021 17:47

Job Description

Our client, a dynamic market leader currently going from strength to strength, is looking to source a technically strong Financial Accountant to join an interim basis. You will be reporting to the Group FC and responsible for owning and managing the statutory reporting process, as well as responsibility for internal control cycles and IFRS16 reporting including budgeting and forecasting.

The role will be predominantly home based for the foreseeable, with potential office working later in the contract, but max. 2 days a week. Very easily commutable from London and Northern Home Counties and will sit inside IR35.

Main duties include:
* Acting as business expert on technical accounting questions and treatments
* Preparing the annual consolidated financial statements
* Preparing audit packs
* Ensuring audit adjustments are accurately processed
* Ensuring the group intercompany balances agree at month end
* Managing group leases, ensuring compliance with IFRS16
* Balance sheet reconciliation preparation and review the wider teams reconciliations

Candidate must possess the following:
* Full accountancy qualification
* Availability to start immediately
* Experience preparing financial statements on a manual basis
* Previous experience owning and completing disclosures
* Strong IFRS knowledge
* Experience preparing group accounts
* Advanced Excel
* Attention to detail and excellent organisation, can meet strict deadlines
* Highly self-motivated and proactive
* Excellent communication skills

This is a great opportunity for an astute and talented Financial Accountant to join a fast-paced business where future reward and longer term opportunities can frequently be available providing you impress and add value.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.