Financial Accountant

121 Recruitment
London (Greater)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidate will have the relevant skills and experience specified below for this 6 month temporary contract based in London. Please Note: This assignment sits inside of IR35.
Job Description:Prepare, examine, and analyse accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards; Summarise current financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports; Analyse business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice; Develop, maintain, and analyse budgets, preparing reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
CIPFA, ACCA or ACA or equivalent qualified (CIMA only considered if experience is exceptionally strong).
Key Tasks & Deliverables:Supporting Grade 7 Head of Financial Accounts to deliver two sets of timely and accurate accounts: • preparation of Insolvency Service's statutory interim and final accounts • analysis of balance sheet and trial balances to support accounts preparation • Preparation and substantiation of technical journals at period close to ensure accuracy of accounts • Production of working papers, files and other documentation to support audit process • Maintenance of accounting model used to produce accounts • Liaison with external auditors during interim and final audit to maintain high pace process and successful outcomes for the Agency
Experience Required:Understanding of the Government FReM standards. Experience of accounts production in a central government environment i.e. preparation of FReM-compliant accounts is essential. NB: broad public-sector experience or private sector is not sufficient. Advanced proficiency with Excel
The successful candidate will have a valid Disclosure of Scotland or be willing to apply for one on CV submission.
Please Note: The lower pay rate advertised in this job description os the highest PAYE daily pay rate that the client is willing to pay up to. The higher pay rate advertised in this job description is the highest daily umbrella company pay rate that the client is willing to pay up to.
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