Interim Accountant

Location
Scotland, Edinburgh
Salary
£35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted
17 Jun 2019
Closes
15 Jul 2019
Ref
14024772/001
Contact
Alastair Riley
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

My client is seeking to interim accountants to join the team asap. This role requires a strong hands on accountant who is available at short notice.

Client Details

Market leading organisation

Description

  • Integrity and assurance of the financial ledgers (sales accruals, operating costs and balance sheet)
  • Planning for financial reporting processes, this includes monthly reporting, formal forecasts, medium-term plan and investment survey. For these processes, lead the consolidation of the asset teams' results to present the total view.
  • Delivery of monthly and quarterly reporting, formal forecasts, medium-term plans and investment surveys. Accountable for their submission into the financial systems of our shareholders
  • Assisting the change in the financial systems used including the establishment of new companies within the reporting systems
  • The provision of external audit requirements to quality and time and identification and delivery of improvements in this process.
  • Ensuring accounting policies are successfully implemented and operating effectively
  • Production of the accounts under UK GAAP to ensure a smooth audit process and timely completion.

Profile

  • Accounting qualification (ACA/ CIMA/ ACCA). Several years' experience working in industry.
  • Knowledge of both UK GAAP and IFRS, experience of preparing statutory accounts (if applicable) and the confidence to apply them to practical examples is essential
  • Knowledge of accounting policies, processes and systems.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Able to challenge the way things are done and look at ways to make improvements to the business
  • Proficient IT skills (Spreadsheets, database, Visual basic)
  • Knowledge of internal systems (SAP etc)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to prioritise conflicting activities and be proactive
  • Act with complete integrity and confidentiality
  • Committed to continuous improvement and development of skills and knowledge

Job Offer

My client is looking to bring the individual on for a 6 - 9 month contract. Flexible working is potentially available.

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