Interim Financial Reporting Accountant

Recruiter
Marks Sattin
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
07 Nov 2020
Closes
28 Nov 2020
Ref
1808099600
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Interim Financial Reporting Accountant
Leeds
| £300 - £400 per day

An innovative, leading organisation in a period of growth is looking for a Financial Reporting Accountant to join its group finance team in Leeds for a full-time, interim role which may lead to a permanent position. The Interim Accountant will lead on all aspects of Group accounting policy, technical accounting support for commercial projects and new standard implementation, in addition to playing a key role in internal and external financial reporting.

Your New Role

Primary responsibilities of the Financial Reporting Accountant will include:
  • Providing a range of accounting knowledge, insight and analysis across all the Group's businesses, on a separate and consolidated basis
  • Managing the Group's accounting team, addressing technical accounting queries and projects from Corporate and the business units
  • Working with the wider Group Finance team to prepare external consolidated financial reporting under IFRS, with a focus on the preparation of disclosures
  • Being the key point of contact with the auditors, drafting technical papers to support accounting treatment adopted
  • Assisting with the preparation of papers and reports for Audit Committee and Board
  • Playing a key role in the development of the Group's financial accounting and reporting capabilities, responding to senior stakeholder requirements
  • Assisting with month end reporting, reviewing management accounts and providing technical support to Corporate accountant
  • Inputting to continuous improvement, driving improvements in the business's processes and procedures
  • Supporting tax and treasury

About You

Applications are invited from qualified Financial Accountants who demonstrate:
  • An ACA, Big four background (preferred)
  • Excellent technical accounting skills, likely gained through several years' post-qualified experience
  • Post-practice experience in industry
  • Experience engaging at senior levels within an organisation
  • A strong grasp of IFRS
  • Confidence with complex accounting areas, including derivatives and hedge accounting
  • Tax and treasury exposure
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to adapt tone and style to a variety of audiences

Salary

On offer for the interim Financial Reporting Accountant will be £300 - £400 per day, dependent on experience.

Apply Now

If you would like to find out more about this excellent Financial Reporting Accountant role, please apply today.

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