Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £325 - £350 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: SB2809_1547053764
Contact Name: Sam Banks
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an interim Financial Accountant to join a global business based in Central London. Your role will be to manage the year-end audit process.

Key Responsibilities

Statutory Accounts and SOX

* Manage year-end audit process
* Production of annual consolidated financial statements
* Preparation of year-end Statutory Accounts
* On-going implementation and monitoring of SOX controls and testing
* Act as an advisor to the wider finance and non-finance areas on all aspects of controls compliance and provide expertise and support for new initiatives
* On-going coaching and training of SOX requirements to the Finance Team
* Provide technical training on changes to UK GAAP to Finance Team

Internal Reporting and Accounting

* Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations
* Calculation and management of accruals and prepayments
* Preparation and analysis of variances to budget/forecast; commentary on business drivers
* Intercompany Reconciliations & Recharges
* Assisting the Finance Manager / FC / FD with any other Ad Hoc queries

Skills/Qualifications Required

* Good communication and interpersonal skills
* A self-starter
* Attention to detail and determination to complete work to a high standard
* Ability to keep to strict deadlines
* Advanced/Intermediate Excel skills
* Newly qualified ACA/CA
* Must have 2-3 years audit and SOX experience