Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half
Location
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary
£20 per day + Holiday Pay
Posted
02 Jun 2017
Expires
23 Jul 2017
Sector
Accounting
The Role Robert Half finance and Accounting are currently recruiting a Financial Reporting Accountant to join a large Retail company in the centre of Cardiff. The role is a 3 month temporary role whilst they recruit the right permanent candidate. Key Responsibilities: Robert Half finance and Accounting are currently recruiting a Financial Reporting Accountant to join a large Retail company in the centre of Cardiff. The role is a 3 month temporary role whilst they recruit the right permanent candidate. Organise the month-end sign off meetings, providing accurate and insightful information which gives senior managers the confidence to approve the monthly results Prepare the monthly finance management pack for the Executive Committee, Board and Senior Finance Management Oversee the consolidation of the Bank's subsidiary undertakings Contribute to the on-going development of management reporting to ensure that it is fit for purpose and provides valuable insight to stakeholders Prepare monthly Group reporting pack and associated deliverables Plan and assist in the preparation of the Bank's annual IFRS financial statements Prepare interim and full year statutory reporting submissions. Maintain robust processes and controls in relation to financial reporting, identifying opportunities for improvement Contribute to horizon scanning of external financial reporting regulation, analyse and interpret evolving IFRS accounting standards and understand how they apply to the Bank Prepare reports for the Audit Committee on critical accounting estimates and technical accounting matters Represent the Financial Reporting team on business projects and change initiatives Your profile Fully qualified accountant ACCA - minimum 2 years experience Financial reporting experience and knowledge of IFRS (gained in industry or practice) Experience of Group accounting and consolidation Experience of the financial services industry (beneficial) Highly numerate, with excellent analytical and problem solving skills Great attention to detail Strong PC skills, with an emphasis on Excel, Word and PowerPoint Previous exposure to Oracle Financials, Oracle General Ledger, Financial Statement Generator (FSG) and Discoverer (beneficial) Well organised, able to prioritise workload in line with tight deadlines, working effectively under pressure Excellent team player with the ability to work closely with others to deliver results Strong relationship management skills Excellent communication skills, with a particular focus on written communication Salary & Benefits £22.00 - £25.00 per hour D.O.E. Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.