Financial Accountants X2, Reporting, IFRS, Welwyn Garden City

Recruiter
Pontoon
Location
Welwyn Garden City
Salary
Excellent Daily Rates
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Mar 2018
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Financial Accountants X2, Reporting, IFRS, Welwyn Garden City

Major Retail client is looking to appoint two Accountants to its finance team in Welwyn Garden City on a contract basis. Whether you are a newly qualified accountant or an experienced hire they are looking to add quality to their Statutory reporting team.

In this job, I am accountable for:

  • Ensuring the year end Trial Balances are complete on a statutory basis for specified legal entities, working with our external partners to prepare and complete the audited annual financial statements within agreed time lines
  • Ensuring on a periodic basis that the accounting for specified legal entities is complete and that related consolidation adjustments for the UK reporting have been recorded
  • Working with the Finance Manager - UK Control on period end activities for the UK business to ensure complete, accurate and timely reporting of periodic results to Group Finance.
  • This includes:
    • Reviewing period end results, collating and preparing commentary for submission to Group Finance; - Identifying potential accounting & control issues through thorough review of UK periodic accounts;
    • Ensuring accounting for the UK business complies with IFRS and pro-actively understanding and communicating the impact of any changes in policy.
    • Working collaboratively with teams across the UK Finance, Group Finance and Finance Transformation to deliver process and system improvements for the UK business as part of the Finance Transformation Implementation

This includes:

  • Reviewing period end results, collating and preparing commentary for submission to Group Finance;
  • Working across UK Finance teams to drive improved control and insight for Group and external reporting;
  • Identifying potential accounting & control issues through thorough review of UK periodic accounts:
  • Ensuring accounting for the UK business complies with IFRS and pro-actively understanding and communicating the impact of any changes in policy.
  • Helping to identify finance process and system improvements and working on projects that increase financial control and simplify/standardise the way we approach the record to report process

If you wish to apply for the above position, please call me or email

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 24 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.

Pontoon is a global HR outsourcing company specializing in improving an organization's talent. We manage the contingent workforce and statement of work resources on behalf of our clients, as well as source and recruit direct hires. Pontoon's approach results in significant cost savings and revenue improvement, increased worker quality, workforce insight and greater regulatory compliance. A division of Adecco with operations in nearly 100 countries and with more than 1,500 colleagues worldwide, the Jacksonville, Florida-based organization delivers solutions to more than 150 industry-leading companies.

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