Role details

Senior Group Accountant - UK's leading infrastructure business

London   •   £300 - £350 per day (£77,994 - £90,993)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Year End role to assist with the Group's Statutory Reporting
  • UK's largest infrastructure and logistics business with TO of £600m

About Our Client

My client is a privately held multi-million pound logistics and infrastructure business, and one of the world's biggest ports operators with HQ in central London.

Job Description

Main duties include:

  • Review of certain disclosures prior to year end and providing guidance to the regions on what is required to ensure they are able to prepare these appropriately

  • Participation in the appraisal of new accounting standards and the potential impact on the group

  • Assist with updating disclosures for new accounting standards where necessary prior to year end

  • The review and analysis of regional and top company statutory packs, which include primary statements and disclosure notes

  • Ensuring statutory packs are submitted in accordance with IFRS and group accounting policies

  • Taking ownership for the review and analysis of certain group disclosures at both a legal entity and consolidated level

  • Taking ownership for the preparation and review of certain top company statutory accounts

  • Assist with ensuring consistency of disclosures amongst all top company and subsidiary accounts

  • Liaising with the auditors, including dealing with accounts review comments

  • Provide ad hoc technical accounting advice on specific issues where required

  • Assist with ad hoc finance projects as required

The Successful Applicant


  • ACA (or equivalent) with a minimum of 3 years PQE

Experience and skills:

  • Big 4 or 2nd tier firm trained
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and experience in the preparation and review of consolidated statutory accounts
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Analytical and inquisitive
  • Organised and disciplined
  • Committed and able to meet tight deadlines

What's on Offer

6-9 month contract paying circa £300-350 per day on a Limited Company Basis

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