Interim Financial Reporting Accountant

Job Title: Interim Financial Reporting Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: CG2303FRA_1616521544
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 23, 2021 17:45

Job Description

Our client, a highly regarded blue-chip with a fantastic reputation for quality and customer loyalty, is looking to source a top calibre, technically strong Senior Financial Reporting Accountant to join its talented team.

This is a key role to support the team in the lead up to half year, but given the growth and scale of the business, longer term opportunities would be likely be available.

You will be managing and mentoring a team of 2, whilst reporting to the Head of Financial Reporting and leading the reporting processes, policies and cycles for all entities across the Group. Key areas of responsibility will be IFRS, hedge accounting and dilapidation, as well as owning and managing the audit relationships.

Main duties include:
* Support the Head of Financial Reporting in the preparation of the interim financial statements
* Proactively seek to continuously improve processes and policies
* Support and own the accounting of subsidiary entities
* Lead preparation for the Audit Committee
* Ownership of month end budgets of key technical areas such as hedge accounting, accounting for investments, leases and insurance
* Provide technical advice and guidance in relation to IFRS
* Lead on the preparation of quarterly reporting information
* Support ad hoc initiatives
* Leading and developing your team

The successful candidate must be ACA/ACCA Qualified with a strong academic record. You must have exceptional technical accounting knowledge and strong track record reporting under IFRS in a PLC environment, or experience gleaned from big 4 practice. You must be a confident communicator, adept at building relationships quickly and have an ability to articulate complex financial information in a concise, informative manner.

This is a truly exciting opportunity for a technically strong, top calibre Senior Financial Reporting professional to work for a business that can offer an enjoyable, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. This client has a track record recognising and retaining top talent, giving you every chance of further success.

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