Senior Project Accountant

Vargo Recruitment LTD
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
From £43,000 to £50,000 per annum
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Vargo is recruiting a Senior Project Accountant for a well-established Financial Services business based just outside of Cardiff. As a qualified Accountant, you will be the Finance specialist working on various large scale projects and programmes of work. This will include working closely with many operational areas across Finance, IT and Operational change.

This role will suit a technically minded accountant who enjoys working on a project basis. You will be key in setting technical processes and procedures for the business across IFRS, Risk, Compliance and Audit Projects.

Overview of Core Duties:

Lead and/or support change management and new product processes within Finance including monitoring of change management documentationSupport local accounting teams in technical accounting queriesLead local accounting teams with central and group reporting requirementsSupport local accounting teams in local-IFRS accounting required adjustmentsDrive project management excellence in project delivery, including working closely with the local businesses, IT department and vendors to lead accounting and treasury projects to ensure the right level of expertise is employed in projects and objectives and outputs are well managed and communicatedSupport local accounting teams in Europe during the month end reporting (HLV/5-3 loss statements/Comparison File)Define and develop mitigation activities to address identified risks and support implementation by local accounting teams in Europe and Euro Controller teamManagement of 1 employeeIdentification of, and generating proposals for, new projects where a favorable impact to the business can be quantifiedWorks with internal and external auditors as directedUnderstanding and promoting the companies policiesWork with local entities to fulfill local regulatory requirementsAnalysis of asset portfolios in existing and new structured finance transactionsManaging a more junior member of staffBackground/Experience:

Qualified Accountant, ACA, CIMA or ACCAUnderstanding of IFRS reporting would be an advantageLarge practice or consultancy backgroundStrong Excel/reporting experienceSAP or alternative ERP system would be an advantage
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