Interim Technical Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Weybridge, Surrey
Salary
£400 - £500 per day
Posted
10 May 2021
Closes
17 May 2021
Ref
JN -052021-2573404
Contact
Lisa Collins
Job role
Group accountant
Contract type
Interim
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Autonomous role supporting the wider group function.

Integral role in finalising the year-end audit.

Client Details

My client is global services business, based in Weybridge but with functions all over the world. They offer a range of services into various sectors and have experienced large amounts of growth over the last few years.

Description

The role requires a proven technical accountant, ideally an Audit background would most likely suit best. The successful applicant must also have hand-on experience of producing the statutatory accounts and financial statements and not just reviewed the. The role also requires the following areas:

- Manage the audit and liaise with the auditors directly

- Write technical papers as required and be the go to technical expert internally around any queries

- Analyse and interpret financial reports

- Identify and manage financial risk

- Internal controls advisor

- IFRS knowledge essential

- FX exposure very beneficial

- Balance sheet interrogation

- Fixed assets

- Strong excel very advantageous

Profile

The successful candidate will be a very technical expert, most likely with an Audit background. Must have exposure to working within very large and complex organisations.

This role will be autonomous although part of a wider team, you will be expected to be the go to expert internally for all departments.

Must be good on excel and understand systems well enough to interrogate data.

Job Offer

The successful candidate will secure an initial interim role due to a high demand for the skills outlined above. Longer-term this role could become permanent for the right person or will remain interim whilst the more permanent hire is recruited. Lots of flexibility available.

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