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Accountant- Group Financial Reporting Accountant

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: Up to £500.00 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 months ago

Role: Group Financial Reporting Accountant

Rate: £500 via Ltd Company

Location: Cambridge (3-4 days per week on-site)

Duration: 6 Months initially

The role:

Our global Biopharmaceutical client is currently looking for an experienced fully qualified accountant with an audit background to provide first-line support and oversight to the Group Consolidation team. Within this role, the successful candidate will be essential in the following functions:

· leading monthly feedback and performance reporting process with Group Finance Services

· a key role in the preparation and review of the Annual Reports

· managing matters with external auditors throughout the year to ensure a successful year-end audit

· assisting with activities relating to the SOX reporting timetable to ensure all key deadlines are met/work performed

· advising on reporting treatment and provide other practical support as required by reporting units

· supporting the business consolidation continual improvement process, sharing best practice amongst the team and the wider business finance community

· preparing quality financial analysis and develop recommendations to remediate reporting errors and complexities

· ad-hoc review/analysis and/or BAU activities

· Supporting Group Consolidation team with Financial Reporting and other Central Accounting requirements

As a member of Group Financial Reporting, you will liaise regularly with many internal stakeholders and our external auditors.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate for this role should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Qualified accountant with 5+ years of post-qualification experienced
  • Significant experience of financial statement preparation and external audit
  • Understanding of consolidation mechanics and systems/tools, preferably Oracle Hyperion.
  • Experience of reporting under IFRS
  • Experience of financial control and SOX frameworks
  • Proven delivery in a large and complex business environments.
  • Apply experience and expertise to ensure objectives are met even when under pressure.
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making - able to identify, analyse and offer other solutions to complex problems.
  • Intercompany profit elimination / Intercompany reporting
  • Large organisation group financial reporting.
  • Stakeholder management / management experience
  • Consolidation experience

Desirable for the role

  • Experience of external audit
  • Experience of working within a large complex organisation
  • Experience/understanding of the pharmaceutical industry

Please submit your application as soon as possible and if suitable, I will contact you to discuss the role further.