Interim Accountant

England, Wiltshire
02 Jan 2019
30 Jan 2019
Ryan Hirons
Job Role
Group Accountant
Contract Type
Level of qualification

This is an excellent and lengthy interim role in a really exciting business based in Wiltshire

Client Details

The client are a household name and one of the most reputable businesses in the South West.


The key responsibilities in this role extend to, but are not limited to:

  • Delivering Month End close for the Markets to prescribed deadlines with no material misstatements.
  • Safeguarding the business financials via application of accounting policies and guidelines and robust balance sheet reconciliations prepared and reviewed on time.
  • Ensuring smooth transition of New Frontiers from project to business as usual and ensure processes are best practise and consistent.
  • Supporting the preparation of annual Statutory Accounts and Tax submission.
  • Overseeing year end external audit requirements and any CoSec deliverables.
  • Leading the month end P+L meetings and periodic Balance Sheet review with key internal stakeholders highlighting risks, opportunities and areas of focus.
  • Reviewing and accountability for monthly cash flow forecast submission, being able to communicate key drivers and any subsequent variances.
  • Ensuring knowledge of markets both from a controls and commercial stand point are maintained.
  • Building strong relationships with key stakeholders in the markets (Commercial Finance teams).
  • Ensuring all Month End reports & KPIs are delivered in line with the FCoE/Market SLA.
  • Reviewing and update Customer Board Pack commentary and metrics, ensuring it is relevant and informative to drive valuable discussion.
  • Fulfilling any other ad hoc responsibilities as directed by the Financial Controller.


The successful candidate will be either immediately available or finishing a contract imminently. The suitable candidate for this position will have:

  • A recognised accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent)
  • Degree level education or equivalent
  • Ability to organise and prioritise in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advanced IT skills - Microsoft & SAP
  • A proactive approach with great problem solving skills.
  • Motivation to achieve results
  • The ability to highlight and progress solutions for issues identified
  • Strong team skills and a real team player: capable of working effectively with finance and non-finance managers

Job Offer

An excellent salary and access to all of the additional company benefits. There is also free parking onsite

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