Accountant

Recruiter
Focus Resourcing
Location
Reading
Posted
11 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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