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Accountant

We're urgently recruiting for an Accountant on behalf of a prestigious large corporate PLC based in Warrington starting asap on an interim basis for five to six months.

This role will see the Accountant joining the Financial Services team during year end and main responsibilities will include:

  • Leading on year end audit and process
  • Responsibility for the Financial Services balance sheet
  • Oversight of the balance sheet reconciliation process including reviewing key balance sheet accounts and reconciliations
  • Responsibility for the completion of Financial Services group statutory accounts
  • Educating the wider business regarding key risks associated with balance sheets
  • Understanding key drivers behind balance sheet values and movements
  • Challenging forecast and budget drivers to provide commentary
  • Managing two direct reports
  • Reviewing and presenting the Financial Services balance sheet pack to key Group stakeholders
  • Ad hoc project work

Required experience for the Accountant:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • Strong financial accounting experience
  • Financial services/banking background is beneficial
  • Experience of reviewing complex balance sheets
  • Working knowledge of IFRS15 and IFRS9
  • Audit background

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Accountant who can hit the ground running to add value to a busy financial services team.

The position offers an immediate start for the successful candidate.

If you have the necessary skills and experience for the Accountant interim role, please apply now, or contact Rachael Brooks at Sellick Partnership.

Candidates without the required experience will not be reviewed for the position.

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