Interim Financial Accountant

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Central Government

Location: London

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 11/02/2021

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanentn

Salary: £375 - £425 per day

Details

We are working with a ministerial government department to recruit a number of interim qualified accountants for their busy year end period. These roles will be responsible for preparing the group accounts and providing sound technical financial advice to internal & external stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing the C-Packs submitted by ALBs to ensure these are complete, accurate and the submitted data passes all validations
  • Supporting colleagues and ALBs in the resolution of accounting (and budgetary) issues
  • Working as an intermediary between ALBs to resolve any counter party elimination mismatches
  • Preparing adjusting journals as necessary
  • Preparation, reviewing, sense checking and proof reading of final accounts
  • Reviewing the accounts to ensure conformity with the Government Financial Reporting Manual (FReM)
  • Liaising with the National Audit Office (NAO) and ensuring all necessary documentation is available for audit
  • Provision of technical accounting (and possibly budgetary) advice

Essential Requirements:

  • Fully qualified accountant with 2 years+ experience
  • Experience of producing/auditing accounts (ideally consolidated and within Central Government)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence others
  • Understanding of complex accounting systems
  • Development and delivery of process improvements
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Demonstrable attention to detail

For more information get in touch with Timsalmon@allenlane.co.uk / 07921335786

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