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Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Contract
Location: Newbury, UK
Job Type: Banking - Finance, Accountancy
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 02/01/2017

Job Description

Ref ID:  464104

 

An Interim Group Reporting Analyst is required to join an exceptional company based near Newbury for a period of nine months. If you are an ambitious and technically astute finance professional looking for a challenging, deadline driven environment then please apply to find out more.

This organisation is a major FTSE 100 business and is offering a role within the Group Reporting Function that is critical to the Group as a whole.The group reporting function acts as a centre of excellence for technical accounting issues providing advice to the wider group on ad hoc queries and is continually looking to improve finance processes including those in Group Finance.

This is a high profile role that will suit a technically minded qualified accountant and has significant interaction with the Head of Group Reporting.

The Role

As the Interim Group Reporting Analyst you will be required to join the existing finance team to take part in the change programme surrounding a new group consolidation system. You will join the team to assist with background data manipulation and analysis of consolidations and intercompany to prepare for the transition to the new system.

You will also assist in the scoping of the to be situation and be involved in workflow development and project testing during the development and go live phases.

This role will involve reporting directly into the Head of Finance Integration Projects while also supporting the Group Financial Reporting Manager, skill set wise this role will require an in depth technical understanding of Group reporting and statutory accounting as well as the ability to analyse and draw conclusions form prior year results.

If you are a technically astute accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with a strong technical background then please apply to find out more. This role would suit an ambitious and confident individual who can hit the ground running and add value in a short period of time.

Your Profile

The successful Interim Group Reporting Analyst is likely to be a qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with experience of group financial reporting of a large listed business, either from industry or from practice.

They will be intellectually inquisitive and technically strong, with good analytical skills and will have proactive problem solving capabilities. The candidate will be required to remain technically up to date in all areas of financial reporting.

The Company

This business is based modern offices near Basingstoke, they are a FTSE100 listed support services group which operates a variety of service contracts across the world.

Salary & Benefits

£350-400 per day. Parking is available free of charge, alternatively the office is close to the train station and served by bus routes as well.

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.