Interim Group Accountant

Job Title: Interim Group Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Duration: 6 months
REF: KP2345_1577986384
Contact Name: Kishan Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are working closely with a FTSE 100 business who are in search for an Interim Group Accountant.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of accounting records for a portfolio of Group companies
  • Ownership and reconciliation of allocated balance sheet accounts
  • Assistance with accounting for property, financing and tax structures in line with business requirements
  • Management of accounting integration for relevant acquisitions and disposals
  • Preparation of the Group's subsidiary statutory accounts
  • Liaise with external auditors and the internal Group Reporting team
  • Ensure the Group's statutory accounts are filed with Companies House on a timely basis
  • Be a subject matter expert for a specific accounting area e.g. pensions, cash flow, share based payments etc.
  • Own all accounting entries for subject area.
  • Ensure correct presentation of subject area in Group accounts
  • Assist with the production of the Group's periodic management accounts, ensuring all consolidation journals are posted and reconciled
  • Assist with the intercompany process ensuring that all Group balances are accurately reconciled and agreed on a periodic basis
  • Preparation of cash flow statement
  • Manage the budgeting & forecasting process for the allocated balance sheet accounts
  • Perform a high standard of ad hoc analysis to support the CFO and Director of Group Finance which identifies key issues and opportunities for improvement

Key Skills:

  • Qualified accountant with good knowledge of IFRS standards
  • At least 3 years PQE, including time in practice and industry
  • Self-starter who can work independently with minimal support
  • Good systems skills (Excel, Oracle & Hyperion)
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills