Senior Financial Accountant
6 – 12 months
Qualified Accountant with Banking experience
GBP450 per day (umbrella company)
An opportunity to help a busy accounting and finance team in a hybrid role that will assist with projects as well as business as usual. As an interim Senior Financial Accountant, you will cover month end reporting, ensure reconciliations are up to date and make process and control improvements. You will need to be flexible to change between tasks over the course on the contract.
You will work collaboratively with colleagues across the financial reporting and control team. You have scope for working on the annual and interim accounts as well as project work.
Reporting to the Financial controller you will take responsibility for the following:
Ownership for selected balance sheet reconciliations
Investigating and resolving issues on the balance sheet as they arise
Monthly, quarterly, half yearly and year end reporting
Contributing to the preparation of interim and year-end statutory accounts
Identifying and implementing process improvements to increase efficiency
Working to review and improve the control framework across the Finance department
Overall, you will support the financial reporting and control team as they look to make improvements whilst ensuring BAU tasks are completed to a high standard.
Skills & Experience
Your hands on experience within a financial control environment will enable you to add value quickly. Experience in financial services is essential and banking experience is preferred. Overall you will need to be:
Qualified with banking experience in financial reporting and controls
Be available at short notice to do a day rate position
Strong excel skills (pivot tables, sumifs, lookups)
Self-starter with a hands-on approach and comfortable to work at a detailed level
Good teamwork skills and enthusiastic
A quick learner who works well under pressure
Effective time management, organisational skills and ability to deliver on time