Interim Financial and Management Accountant

Interim Financial and Management Accountant

Job Title: Interim Financial and Management Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bootle, Merseyside
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 23/03/20
Reference: 896720_1584010874
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 12, 2020 11:01

Job Description

Our client based in the Merseyside area is looking for an Interim Financial and Management accountant to join their team for a 3-month period.

This role will report into the Head of Finance and will play a key role in preparing their 2019-20 year-end accounts together with accounting changes in 2020-21. The successful candidate will provide expert advice on a range of financial and accounting issues, ensuring they comply with International Accounting Standards.

You will be central to implementing a change to the leases accounting standard IFRS 16, which will include building preparation work already completed, looking at the required accounting adjustments and building this into existing systems.

You will work as part of a small central finance team, collaborate closely with thier Finance Business Partners and analyse a range of financial data to ensure the most accurate picture to base sound financial decisions.
Please note, this role is inside of IR35.

Key responsibilities
*Support the lead financial accountant on year-end accounts production;
*Liaise with auditors to answer queries on year-end audit;
*Lead on implementing new accounting standard IFRS 16 (Leases) including system preparation, calculations and GL adjustments;
*Analyse financial data from range of sources including SOP (oracle Financials), Hyperion and Qlikview Applications;
*Assist with month-end management accounts processes and adjustments

Skills and Experience

*Qualified Accountant with Government/Public Sector experience or has implemented changes to accounting standards
*Experience creating financial models and analysing financial data (in Excel or other financial report products)
*Ability to work to tight deadlines of a year-end accounts production
*Excellent communicator with the skills to liaise with a range of stakeholders both finance and non-finance.

Additional Information
Contract role
Duration: 3 months
Location: Bootle
Inside IR35

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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