Interim Lead Accountant


  • £55000 per annum
  • London
  • Posted: 24/11/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387142539

Job Details

“Control your own destiny or someone else will.” - Jack Welch.
 
Sheridan Maine is delighted to be working with an established organisation based in central London. They are currently looking for a proactive self-starter who can join their team as Interim Lead Accountant.   This position is a 6-month fixed term contract.
 
Working within a fast-paced environment, you will drive the financial close process and support day to day finance operations.  You will need to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and enjoy working with stakeholders both in Finance and across the wider business.
 
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Drive the month end close process ensuring all transactions are appropriately recorded and general ledger accounts are reconciled with appropriate support
  • Prepare management accounts
  • Prepare and post month end accrual journals
  • Prepare commentary and variance analysis
  • Prepare multiple balance sheet reconciliations monthly
  • Process intercompany charges and reconcile details with the appropriate counterparty
  • Participate in other projects and assignments as required
  • Assist with the monthly consolidation of results
  • Assist with the implementation of KPIs and other initiatives
  • Support ongoing enhancement of accounting processes
  • Assist with internal and external audit requests
 
What you will need to be great for this role:
  • Fully qualified Accountant
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Communicates effectively, concisely and accurately
  • Experience working in a Global environment
 
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
 
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.
 
If you’re passionate about this position or are keen to hear more, please click on “apply” above as soon as possible.


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