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Interim Group Financial Accountant

Job description

My client a leading Retail business are recruiting for a Interim Group Financial Accountant for a period of 6 months.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing the half year and full year Group statutory consolidation and disclosure notes (full consolidation of all primary statements and accompanying disclosure notes).
  • Supporting the translation of the Group consolidation onto the Oracle FCCS system.
  • Day to day accounting for the Corporate Office Entity including accounts payable, expenses, business banking, closing the books including month end accruals and prepayments.
  • Supporting the production of monthly management accounts including actual v budget/forecast analysis for income statement, balance sheet and cash flow.
  • Corporate office VAT and Corporate Tax
  • Management of external and intercompany loan interest
  • Completion of quarterly group reporting formats for Corporate Office entity and some other small Group entities including additional disclosure information.
  • Management of the Group quarterly reporting process up to parent company including communication of timetables and intercompany reconciliations for the Group.
  • Super-User management of Finnivo, a consolidation tool used by some entities in the Group and super-user of FCCS system once live.
  • Support and management of the annual statutory audit
  • Involvement in the weekly trading commercial
  • Ad hoc involvement in and analysis for Group

Candidate Requirements:

  • Strong technical finance/accounting ability
  • Experience with a top professional services accountancy firm or recognised training scheme
  • Finance qualification (ACA or equivalent)
  • Hardworking, diligent and strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable with quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Structured, critical thinker who can work independently and self-sufficiently with little hand holding
  • Attention to detail
  • Mature communicator
  • Enthusiastic and can-do; team player
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Oracle / SAP etc experience would be a benefit.