P/T PLC accountant

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Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£350 per day
Posted
13 Oct 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Ref
BBBH37863
Contact
Mark Hewitt
Job Title
Accountant
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

My client, a listed FMCG business urgently requires a part time PLC accountant for a 3 day a week role.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all aspects of PLC accounting, budgeting and forecasting, including the preparation of analysis, reconciliations and related statutory accounts.
  • Monitor and analyse PLC expenditure, working with cost centre owners as needed.
  • Support the Assistant Group Planning & Reporting Manager on Treasury Back Office matters, including bank reconciliations, treasury confirmations and manual payments, and ensure the related accounting is appropriately reflected in the PLC general ledger.
  • Liaise with regional office on invoice processing & payments, fixed assets accounting and expense claim processing & payments, to ensure the related accounting is appropriately reflected in the PLC general ledger.
  • Liaise with external auditors on PLC related matters.

KEY DIMENSIONS

  • This is an interim role, with an expected duration of 6 months.
  • The role is part time based on 3 days per week. Some flexibility may be required during peak reporting periods..
  • There is no management responsibility for subordinate staff to this role.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Accountancy qualification.
  • Hands on experience of working with general ledger systems preferred (ideally JD Edwards).
  • Experience of working with multiple currencies and foreign exchange.
  • Experience of working in a large PLC
  • Sound working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Strong Excel skills.