Interim Financial Reporting Accountant

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£300 - £400 per day
BBBH162219

Leeds, West Yorkshire

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Interim Financial Reporting Accountant

£300 - £400 per day

Yorkshire

Join this innovative, leading organisation in a period of growth, in their Group Finance Team on an interim basis which may lead to a perm role. 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
  • Input to continuous improvement, driving improvements in the business's processes and procedures
  • Supporting Tax & Treasury

Key skills and experience needed

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, Big four background preferred) with excellent technical accounting skills, likely several years post-qualified experience
  • Post-practice experience in industry
  • Experience engaging at senior levels within an organisation
  • Have a strong grasp of IFRS
  • Be comfortable with complex accounting areas, including derivatives and hedge accounting
  • Tax and treasury exposure
  • Have strong analytical skills.
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to adapt tone and style to a variety of audiences.

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