Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Start Date: 2017-01-03
Reference: JG061216
Contact Name: Jon Garrod
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 06, 2016 11:46

Job Description

My client is a successful financial services organisation looking to recruit an experienced Financial Accountant on a 12 month contract, with accounts preparation and audit experience.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified accountant from a financial services or banking background to join a business where they can make a real impact.

The Role:
  • Legal Entity reporting including statutory financial statements, internal reporting (to management and to the Boards) and local GAAP accounting. 
  • Key responsibilities relate to the production or review of daily, monthly, quarterly and annual reports in local and US GAAP working mainly on UK banking or Investment Servicing entities.  
  • The remit of the team is oversight, insight and communication around the legal entities assigned to them.  The team are also responsible for managing the external audit process.
  • Drafting of annual financial statements for certain legal entities

  • Preparation of supporting schedules and liaison with auditors
  • Preparation and review of reports for the Board of Directors of certain legal entities
  • Preparation/review of consolidated results to input into regulatory returns (alternating with other team members)

The Person:
  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with Financial Services experience
  • Audit and accounts preparation experience
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge with UK GAAP / IFRS essential, US GAAP exposure would be desirable
  • Experience of systems such as IMMS highly desirable

If you feel you are right for this role, please apply online or call Jon Garrod on 0113 274 3000