Interim Group Accountant - £350-400 per day

Recruiter
Communicate
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£350 - £400 per day
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
18 Jan 2019
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

A large media business near London Bridge is looking for an interim group accountant to assist in a busy period.

Key Responsibilities:

  •          Assist with preparation of the consolidated group half year report
  •          Assist with restating prior period information for discontinued operations and IFRS10 adjustments for external reporting, internal reporting and adjusting budgets and forecasts
  •          Assist with updating the group finance manual
  •          Assist with co-ordinating the half year process with the auditors
  •          Provide accounting IFRS technical advice to group management and regional/subsidiary finance teams
  •          Research technical accounting issues and draft papers for the audit committee and board
  •          Work with other group central departments where required
  •          Help support the financial reporting team in their accounts preparation software upgrade
  •          Monitor detailed reporting and IFRS information submitted at June 2014 and analyse to fully understand and correct where necessary

Experience required:

Critical:

  •          Substantial experience implementing IFRS
  •          Preparing consolidated group accounts, preferably multi-national with a number of subsidiaries
  •          Some time spent working in a genuine ‘group’ finance role
  •          Track record of either IFRS transition, updating accounting policies under IFRS or advising businesses on IFRS issues

Preferred:

  •          Big 4 trained, ACA with first time passes
  •          Ability to deal with complex issues and explain them simply to a variety of different audiences