Financial Accountant, Southampton

Job Summary

Reference: 096105952
Job Type: Contract
Location: Southampton
Salary: 50000 - 55000 per annum
Date Posted: 10/05/2016

Job Description

A large PLC based near Southampton is recruiting a qualified Financial Accountant on a 12 month contract basis. The Financial Accountant will ensure compliance with accounting standards and that statutory and group reporting obligations are met.

Key responsibilities of the Financial Accountant include:

- Preparing and reviewing statutory accounts for a number of subsidiary entities at year end.
- Providing support and assistance for half year and year end reporting to the reporting team.
- Reviewing key accounting policies across the Finance team to ensuring adherence to Group accounting policies.
- Setting the balance sheet framework across the Finance team incorporating a review of reconciliations for consistency, quality and best practice.
- Tracking and reporting the status of outstanding audit and control actions.
- Ensuring that internal controls are complied with across both the finance teams and the wider business.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with a number of years PQE gained in a similar financial accounting role and possess a good understanding of financial accounting standards IFRS, FRS101 and UK GAAP.

The company offer an excellent working environment and benefits package, including bonus, pension and healthcare.

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Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.

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