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Interim Financial Reporting Accountant

Interim Financial Reporting Accountant

Job Title: Interim Financial Reporting Accountant
Contract Type: contract
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Industry:
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: CG0806FRM_1623148965
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email: charlotte.garfield@vitaefr.com
Job Published: 4 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a highly regarded blue-chip with a fantastic reputation for quality and customer loyalty, is looking to source a technically strong and credible Interim Financial Reporting Accountant to join its talented team. This is a varied and challenging role which will provide huge scope to progress across the business and add value in implementing and improving new procedures. Candidates must be immediately available.

You will be helping the business through half year and then support the Group Finance Director with various projects relating to the financial reporting process. 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 annual report and 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.