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Employee Type: Contract
Location: Swindon, UK
Job Type: Banking - Finance, Accountancy
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 27/01/2017

Job Description

Ref ID:  463698


Robert Half are recruiting for an Accountant on an temporary basis for up to 6 months in Swindon.

Paying between £200 - £300

As the Financial Accountant, you will be responsible for the preparation of fully compliant IFRS/FRS101 statutory accounts within required deadlines using Accounts production software.

You will be the main point of contact for all technical accounting queries, providing proposed accounting treatment for sign off by the Senior Finance Manager.

The relationship with our Accounts Production software supplier will be managed to ensure we are using the system effectively and the current version contains up to date disclosures.

You will also be responsible for review of the VAT return, providing commentary for key movements. As well as business as usual, there will be an opportunity to be involved in project activity, including attending Group workshops on upcoming changes to Accounting standard and process improvements.

Qualified accountant with recognised accounting body (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)

Technical Accounting background

Experience using Accounts Production Software - ideally Thomson Reuters Onesource

Experience of managing relationships with external UK based and international stakeholders including auditors, lawyers

Strong financial control experience, preferably gained from audit back ground

Strong analytical skills

Excellent presentation & communication skills, ability to explain and challenge complex financial transactions with non-finance staff.

Working in a large and complex organisation

SAP experience is desired but not essential

To find out more please call David Belsher on 01793 571900

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.