Interim Project Accountant

Job Title: Interim Project Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
REF: KP25678_1574101527
Contact Name: Kishan Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are working closely with an iconic fashion retailer who are in search for an Interim Project Accountant.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the fixed asset project
  • Prepare fixed asset registers for companies within the group to support the annual statutory accounts
  • Review all current year fixed asset additions, and ensure all items of a capital nature have been treated in accordance with the company capitalisation policy
  • Perform a high level review of current year expenses to ensure all items of a capital nature have been treated in accordance with the company capitalisation policy
  • Review and determine the useful life of assets in accordance with existing company policy
  • Calculate the current year and accumulated depreciation expense
  • Review the fixed asset policy and ensure this is reasonable and IFRS compliant
  • Liaise with tax to determine implication of any judgements made
  • Migrate the completed fixed asset register into the Netsuite accounting system
  • Set up processes for recording and reporting the fixed asset register going forward
  • Provide training to the team to ensure they understand how the fixed asset process will work
  • Prepare any supporting documentation required for the year end audit
  • Undertake any other duties which may be requested by the Line Manager

Key Skills:

  • Must be fully ACA qualified or equivalent
  • Previous experience related to fixed asset accounting
  • Experience in management accounts & statutory accounts
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS
  • Eye for detail and ability to identify errors.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to help build relationships with various stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, commercially focused environment and able to adapt to change quickly
  • Disciplined approach to production and documentation of work.
  • Collaborative team player spirit who is comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Previous NetSuite experience preferred