Interim Group Financial Accountant - North York

12 June 20242024-06-12
York, North Yorkshire & North East

Company Overview: We are recruiting for a dynamic and forward-thinking company based in North York. Our client is renowned for its innovative products and commitment to sustainability. As part of their ongoing growth, they are seeking a skilled and experienced Group Financial Accountant to join their team on a temporary basis.

The Role: This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified accountant with experience in group financial reporting and consolidations. Reporting directly to the Group Financial Controller, you will be responsible for:

  • Preparing consolidated financial statements for the group
  • Ensuring compliance with IFRS and local GAAP
  • Managing the month-end and year-end close processes
  • Liaising with external auditors and managing the audit process
  • Conducting financial analysis and providing insights to senior management
  • Supporting the budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Assisting in the implementation of new accounting standards and systems
  • Ad-hoc financial projects as required

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Reporting: Prepare and review monthly, quarterly, and annual consolidated financial statements.
  • Compliance: Ensure all financial reporting complies with IFRS and local GAAP.
  • Audit Management: Liaise with external auditors and manage the audit process.
  • Financial Analysis: Conduct detailed financial analysis and provide insights to support strategic decision-making.
  • Budgeting & Forecasting: Support the annual budgeting and periodic forecasting processes.
  • Process Improvement: Assist in the implementation of new accounting standards and financial systems.

The Person: To be considered for this role, you will need to have:

  • A professional accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA or equivalent)
  • Experience in group financial reporting and consolidations
  • Strong technical accounting skills and knowledge of IFRS
  • Ideally an accountancy practice background
  • Available at short notice

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to work with a leading, innovative company
  • Potential for contract extension or permanent opportunities