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Financial Accountant

Published 05 June 2024
£175 - £275 per day
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Job Starts: 5th June 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Macildowie are seeking an experienced Finance Interim to join the Finance team of a renowned FMCG company based in Bedfordshire. This person needs to be detail-oriented and analytical to support through a busy period of year-end and Audit, initially for a 3 month period.

What you'll do:

  • Preparing and analysing financial statements, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
  • Assist with external audit processes, providing documentation and explanations as needed.
  • P&L analysis and balance sheet reconciliations, making enquiries into differences and resolving discrepancies.
  • Assist in the preparation of management information packs, providing insights into financial performance and trends.
  • Conducting general ledger review to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records.
  • Assist with the production of accurate and timely month-end accounts, month close processes and reporting in line with group policies.
  • Support compliance of all functions and processes with Global Control Standards (GCS), policies & procedures, and assist team in preparation of Corporate and Statutory Audits.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather financial data and provide ad-hoc analysis as required.

What you'll need:

  • Professional qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA) is highly preferred; or demonstrably qualified by experience (QBE)
  • Proven experience as a Financial Accountant or similar role, with a strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel; TM1 / Cognos / Oracle 11 knowledge is highly advantageous
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data analysis.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

If you are an experienced Financial Accountant, well-versed in balance-sheet reconciliations, month-end and year-end processes, please apply within!

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