Financial Accountant


Posted: 05/07/2017

  • Salary: GBP 275 per day - GBP 325 per day
  • Location: UK & Europe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Reference: BBBH137886

The Role

  • Understands the implications of decisions and actions on overall business profitability working close with the delivery organisation
  • Understanding the value drivers of the business to identify profitable opportunities.
  • Ownership of financial balance sheet control.
  • Provide active support, insight and direction in relation to financial matters, including accounting positions and treatment
  • Input into strategy development and financial appraisal Fixed Assets
  • Delivery of monthly closure reports to senior stakeholders
  • Standardising and improving financial processes, and practices in line with business requirements, in order to improve performance.
  • Provide active support and direction to offshore organisation
  • Good knowledge and understanding of key financial systems, data structures and financial definitions including the Group reporting definitions
  • Finance project work e.g data cleansing, implementing new processes for the asset register

The Candidate

  • Qualified accountant
  • Strong experince of account consolidation
  • Strong accounting knowledge and an understanding of how a set of primary statements link together and ideally with experience in statutory accounts & consolidating reporting
  • Excellent working knowledge of excel essential, SAP experience preferred
  • Certified ACCA ideally however CIMA or equivalent can be considered
  • The ability to build rapport with internal and external stakeholders and senior management will be a key success factor as advice will be required to be given on accounting treatment, posting journals etc to management accountants across the business onshore and offshore; as well guidance to the Auditor.
  • Professional and disciplined approach with the ability to consistently demonstrate leadership and commitment
  • Ability to plan against a timeline, and meet demanding deadlines.

Software used

  • SAP, Caseware, Office

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.