Financial Accountant

Adjacency Recruitment
27 Sep 2019
25 Oct 2019
The company

A diverse organisation which is recognised as a leader within its industry, established in 2010 with over 200 people based across three locations.
Collaboration lies at the heart of the ethos of this organisation, and applies across all internal departments as well as to external organisations including European and global partners.
The finance team are central to the organisation, supporting senior leadership by enabling decision making and safeguarding public funds.

The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Financial Accountant to join a well-established finance team within a growing organisation who are at the forefront of technological developments in the UK.
Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will lead the delivery of interim and year end annual accounts, and accompanying disclosure notes to the financial statements.
Preparing monthly accounts packs for review, and liaising with the management accounts team to ensure the integrity of accounts (including oversight of corrective journals where required).
As lead contact for external auditors, you will manage daily liaison during bi-annual audit site visits.
You will be the main point of contact for group accounts consolidation in January and April/May ensuring the organisations financial position is reported accurately on the departmental reporting tool including leading on the intra-group transaction eliminations.
Be the orchestrator for continuous improvement and best practice on financial management within the Agency, with specific reference to governance and management of fraud controls

The offer

Type Interim 6 month contact
Rate To £325 per day
Location Swindon

Flexible working, a comprehensive study package, accounting allowances for part/qualified, generous annual leave package and attractive benefits, including generous defined pension scheme.


• Will have significant experience of working in a finance team and have prior experience in statutory reporting within a public sector organisation.
• Will be up to date with the developments in accounting standards, and have advised on correct accounting treatments and implementing new accounting standards.
• Be highly numerate individual with strong analytical skills
• Have a good knowledge of Excel
• Have excellent written skills and an ability to explain complex financial information to a non-finance audience
• Can communicate across all levels
• Be a strong negotiator with the natural ability to influence senior management as well as senior programme leads or technical experts
• Be used to delivering to strict deadlines
• Work proactively to anticipate issues and develop options/solutions in order to prevent escalation
• Have proven interpersonal skills and the ability to work within own team as well as with colleagues in other parts of the organisation
• Be willing to learn and provide support within the wider finance team
• CCAB qualified / part qualified

Call to action

Apply by submitting your current CV to Jayne Florence-Hood

Adjacency provides permanent and interim management recruitment services to a wide range of clients. We source exceptional talent. We deliver a robust, value added approach to every campaign we undertake; connecting the right people to the right career option. We bring expertise and resources to successfully deliver upon Finance, Sales & Marketing, Human Resources and Operations remits up to Board level appointments. Each assignment is dealt with by discipline specialists, with current market knowledge, who will deliver a shortlist incorporating exceptional people from a diverse and multicultural talent pool

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