Financial Accountant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Milton Keynes
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Accountant working for a Top Accountancy Firm. 12 month Contract job based in Milton Keynes.

Financial Accountant working for a Top Accountancy Firm within Internal Client Services. A 12 month Full Time Contract job based in Milton Keynes.

We currently have an opportunity for a qualified accountant with experience of preparing financial statements under IFRS to work in a small team within Finance responsible for External Financial Reporting. In addition to the preparation of financial statements the role will require providing support and analysis to the Firm's Finance leadership on various matters including on acquisitions, disposals restricting and considering the impact of changes in International Accounting Standards.

The role will report to the Director who leads the team which includes a Manager who is a qualified accountant (ACCA) and a part qualified accountant (ACA) who is seeking to complete their qualification by the end of 2017.

The Financial Accountant role will include the following activities: Responsibility for the completion of the statutory accounts of a number of UK subsidiaries prepared under FRS102. Supporting the Swiss finance team in the preparation of the Swiss subsidiary accounts prepared under Swiss GAAP. Supporting the team around the year end in completing the group and parent entity accounts, prepared under IFRS. Collation and review of financial information to be provided to the external auditors. Liaison with other teams; Tax, Management accounts, Share Service Organisation and other finance teams will be a key requirement. Supporting the team around the review and implementation of an updated Sap system. Providing support on the accounting for acquisitions, re-organisations and other transactions and other ad-hoc projects.

To qualify for the role you must be a qualified accountant with good financial accounts technical knowledge and understanding particularly around IFRS and FRS102 requirements. Experience of Sap would be an advantage.

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