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Interim Group Accountant

Job Title: Interim Group Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: LL479307_1539708826
Contact Name: Lucy Lawton
Contact Email: lucy@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a listed central London based construction company as a Senior Group Accountant .

The successful candidate will provide an understanding of financial information relating to Group performance, to both internal and external audiences; as well as to provide technical advice on a range of technical accounting issues.

This is a senior position taking a lead role towards the preparation and review of:

* Consolidation of Group financial results (including all departments, subsidiaries and associates)
* Preparing analysis and explaining actual corporate financial performance on a monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc basis
* Support key corporate goals and objectives through the preparation of consolidated group accounts
* Support on ad hoc corporate or departmental initiatives/projects
* Preparing impact assessments on changes to accounting standards and developing implementation plans for those impacting the Group
* Support the Technical Accounting Manager by performing technical research, analysis and drafting technical papers where appropriate on emerging technical accounting issues
* Work within and promote the internal control environment - implement control mechanisms, monitor, review and continuously improve

Strong technical accounting knowledge is essential. Candidates need to be qualified accountants (ACA, ACCA, CPA, etc). Prior experience within a construction, property development and/or a rail company is desirable, but not essential.