Financial Accountant

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Salary: £55000 - £60000

About The Job

Market leading retail group are looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to join their Group Finance Function on an interim basis.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Being responsible for the period end Financial Accounting processes to deliver accurate and timely financial reporting in line with the timetable set by parent company
  • Being responsible for all consolidation entries and processes in the UK division, these are largely acquisition entries that do not sit within the trading company. Own all aspects of the consolidation ensuring that entries are accurate and understood by both the UK team and HQ
  • Ensuring Financial Control is adhered to within the UK division, working with the site finance teams to ensure timely delivery of financial control documents and escalating any issues to the finance leadership team (FLT).
  • Working with the Finance Manager to ensure that the financial control documentation available to the UK division is reviewed and updated as required, at least annually, with any recommended changes agreed by the FLT and Executive Committee as required.
  • Ensuring all intercompany transactions balance clearances are completed at period end and prepare a reconciliation of the intercompany balance sheet position at each period end.
  • Ensuring all intercompany loans are documented and movements in loans are understood. This responsibility has become more critical following the recent acquisitions.
  • Being responsible for ensuring the reconciliation of balance sheet accounts for which you and your direct reports are responsible is completed in line with the timetable with supporting data for Finance Manager review.

The successful candidate will be Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA , with strong technical experience particularly IFRS and UK GAAP (FRS102 )reporting within a first class organisation. Man management would be an advantage.

This is an interesting interim role within a high profile team in a company renowned for its collaborative & enjoyable culture.

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