Financial Accountant x 2 - (CIMA or ACCA or CCAB) - Statutory Accounts

Recruiter
Methods Professional Services Limited
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
450.00 GBP Daily
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
21 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Financial Accountant x 2 - (CIMA or ACCA or CCAB) - Statutory Accounts (IFRS)

Financial Accountants required to manage the production of 2016-17 organisations Group accounts including all related returns, submissions ensuring that the Group accounts are laid before Parliament pre-recess

Activities

  • Leading on the production of the group financial accounts (including statement of parliamentary supply)
  • Stakeholder engagement - chief contact with the National Audit Office and management of the external audit interface Oversight of the Whole of Government Accounts return
  • Providing detailed technical and strategic accounting advice, both internally and externally where required

Key Deliverables

  • Preparation of Group Consolidation Model within agreed project plan timescales
  • To manage the production of 2016-17 Group accounts including all related returns, submissions ensuring laid before Parliament pre-recess (assignment completed by end July)

Skills

  • CCAB qualification essential
  • The experience needed:
  • Managing the production of statutory accounts and related returns
  • Managing the external audit interface
  • Managing the production of high quality accounting forecasts and estimates from a large volume of imperfect information
  • Providing high quality accounting advice (ideally in a public sector context)
  • Experience of project management would be advantageous Knowledge of technical accounting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Knowledge of the use of financial systems would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Government Financial Reporting Manual (FReM) preferred
  • Experience of providing high quality accounting advice (ideally in a public sector context)
  • Experience of managing preparation of year end accounts
  • Public sector experience preferred
  • Whole of Government Accounts experience preferred