Role details

Financial Accountant

London   •   £300 - £301 per day (£77,994 - £78,254)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Large scale Government consolidation team
  • Fully qualified accountant with big 4 audit background preferred

About Our Client

Our client are one of 24 Ministerial Departments, into which a number of bodies report. The Financial Accountant is needed to support the consolidation of the annual accounts as part of a project team.

Based in central London this is an excellent opportunity for an accountancy professional to further their knowledge of public sector finance.

Job Description

Ahead of year end our client requires interim financial support to consolidate the accounts of the reporting bodies. The project team works to effectively capture the financial position of the Department and all bodies and report this information to HM Treasury.

The financial accountant role will include the following:

  • Production of Departmental Group annual accounts, liaising with reporting bodies, internal stakeholders and the National Audit Office
  • Reviewing consolidation packs, reviewing key balance sheet reconciliations
  • Providing technical accounting advice

The Successful Applicant

The Financial Accountant is a key member of the team, and as a minimum should be:

  • Fully CCAB qualified
  • Have experience in preparing financial accounts, reconciliations, and consolidations
  • Big 4/Audit grounding in finance is preferred
  • Adaptable and able to work at pace, in a team environment

What's on Offer

Our client is offering circa £300 daily rate for the appropriate candidate. The consolidation project has an excellent reputation on the market in both public and private sector so this is a great opportunity for a career contractor.

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