Interim Finance Reporting Manager/Accountant

Recruiter
Marks Sattin recruitment
Location
York, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 May 2019
Closes
24 May 2019
Ref
1143452008
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Interim Finance Reporting Manager/Accountant

£300 - £400 per day

York

Join this innovative, leading organisation in a period of growth, in their Group Finance Team on an interim basis. There may be potential for this role go to permanent for the right candidate. In the role you will lead on all aspects of Group accounting policy, technical accounting support for commercial projects and new standard implementation, in addition to playing a key role in internal and external financial reporting.

Duties
  • Provides a range of accounting knowledge, insight and analysis across all of the Group's businesses, on a separate and consolidated basis
  • Manage the Group's accounting team, addressing technical accounting queries and projects from Corporate and the business units
  • Work with the wider Group Finance team to prepare external consolidated financial reporting under IFRS, with a particular focus on the preparation of disclosures
  • Key point of contact with the auditors, drafting technical papers to support accounting treatment adopted
  • Assist with the preparation of papers and reports for Audit Committee and Board
  • A key role in the development of the Group's financial accounting and reporting capabilities, responding to senior stakeholder requirements
  • Assist with month end reporting, reviewing management accounts and providing technical support to Corporate accountant

Key skills and experience needed
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, Big four background preferred) with excellent technical accounting skills, likely several years post-qualified experience
  • Significant experience in a relevant financial environment (i.e. practice or financial accounting/reporting in a large plc) essential
  • Experience engaging at senior levels within an organisation
  • Have a strong grasp of both IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Be comfortable with complex accounting areas, including derivatives and hedge accounting
  • Experience with recent IFRS developments, including IFRS 9, 15 and 16
  • Have strong analytical skills.
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to adapt tone and style to a variety of audiences

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