Interim Financial Accountant - six months
GBP250 - 300 / day
Accounting and Finance
Robert Half Finance and Accounting are recruiting for an Interim Financial Accountant with a local government organisation in the Southampton area. You will need to be immediately available to be considered for this role. The Interim Financial Accountant role will last for six months.
Job function: Interim Financial Accountant
Duration: six months
Pay: £250 - £300 per day
Hours: 37 per week
Location: Southampton area
The Interim Financial Accountant role:
· Initial tasks relation to completion of year-end process - Whole of Government Accounts and associated documentation for external audit
· Assist in the preparation of the annual Statement of accounts; including:
o Collection Fund and completion of the NNDR3
o provisions and contingencies
o pension contributions under IAS 19
o accounting for financial instruments
o account for grants receivable (including S106 and Community Infrastructure Levy) and calculate indexation and interest
· Performing and reviewing account reconciliations
· Production of a consolidated file of working papers for the external auditors
· Related financial accounting tasks post-audit
Essential experience / qualities:
· Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIPFA), or part-qualified with experience
· Ideally experience of financial accounting in a local government organisation
· Extensive experience with year-end accounting and consolidation
· Comfortable with a mix of autonomous and team working
· Good communication skills
My client is a local government organisation based in the Southampton area. They are committed to developing high value services for their customers, and take a great deal of pride in representing their local area. They offer flexible working for their employees. They dont have parking onsite but there are good travel links to the offices.
To be considered for this role, please send your updated CV (Word doc not PDF) to sam . richards @ roberthalf . co . uk <mailto:> or call for more details on 01793 571900 / 07880 471536.
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.