Accountant

Recruiter
Focus Resourcing
Location
Englefield
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is currently seeking a qualified Accountant on a contract basis to work on a New US GAAP accounting conversion project for the next 6 months with potential to extend. The successful candidate will be helping to collate and analyse business information.

Main responsibilities

  • Compiling and reviewing data from multiple sources
  • Investigating current accounting in relation to that data
  • Modelling and presenting data under a different accounting approach (to be defined)
  • Support on systems testing for accounting use-cases
  • Communicating/presenting progress and challenges

Essential skills

  • Strong accounting background
  • System and data analysis skill required, including strong Excel skills
  • Ability to convert accounting project objectives into a methodical and systematic approach
  • Ability to track and communicate progress clearly
  • Self-motivated, able to work under pressure to project deadlines
  • Able to work on individual tasks or collaborating with others
  • Flexible and thoughtful, and positive attitude
  • Ability to communicate with finance and non-finance users, whether in UK, Europe or US

Desirable skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft AX and Salesforce would be advantage, but not critical

**The successful candidate must be able to start in February and commit to the full length of the project**

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