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Interim Accountant- 6 Month FTC

  • Location Milton Keynes
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH123664

Investigo are exclusively partnering with a Milton Keynes client looking to appoint an Interim Accountant on a 6 month contract.

In the position of Interim Accountant Milton Keynes you will support the financial controller with year end accounts and financial controls to include:

  • Undertake month end closing activities including balance sheet reconciliations, accruals, provisions and prepayment calculations
  • Responsibility for the completion of the monthly management accounts; reviewing variances to budget and prior year as well as providing commentary to the Executive Team
  • Completion of the monthly departmental cost reports; recognizing and correcting for reporting errors, analyzing variances and undertaking review meetings with Cost Centre Managers to understand variances to budget and challenge any areas of overspend
  • Processing of monthly payroll journals and preparation of monthly payroll reconciliations
  • Assist in the preparation of employee benefit reporting; P11D, P46 and PSA forms
  • Support the Financial Controller during the interim and year end external audits
  • Prepare annual statutory accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and rolling forecasts
  • Assist in the preparation of information and analysis required for the Corporation Tax Return
  • Preparation and submission of governmental returns; VAT, EC Sales List, Payment, Practices and Performance submissions and National Statistics surveys
  • Act as a point of contact with an overseas Shared Service Centre
  • To provide support and assistance to the Finance department with ad-hoc requests as directed

The Profile

The successful candidate will need to be Qualified Accountant either ACCA/ACA or CIMA

Experience of reporting under UK GAAP (FRS 102)

Ideally previous SAP systems experience

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to explain financial information to non-financial personnel.

Strong organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise deadlines, be flexible and adapt to the needs of the business

The Salary

£56,000 to £60,000 or day rate equivalent inside IR35