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Project Accountant

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Recruiter Name:
Parkside Recruitment
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£55,000 per annum
England, Hertfordshire
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Our client, a leading Commercial Company based nearby to Watford are currently recruiting for a Project Accountant on a 6 month contractual basis. In order to apply you will be a Qualified Accountant in ACA, ACCA or CIMA and have extensive technical project accounting experience within IFRS 16.

Reporting to the Group Finance Operations Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting with the delivery in developing a project plan for IFRS 16 which will include working with the IT and Finance systems team to ensure general ledger accounts are in place
  • Responsible for the maintenance of consolidations and financial statements
  • Management accounting duties including budgeting and forecasting, statutory accounts and Tax and VAT reporting
  • Working with external auditors to agree accounting procedures following the adoption of IFRS 16
  • Assisting the Finance Operations Manager and Financial Controller with any ad hoc projects

Person Specification:

  • ACA, ACCA, or CIMA qualified
  • Strong external reporting experience (ideally with audit background)
  • Must be familiar with technical accounting treatment and application of IFRS 16 leases on financial statements
  • Proven track record of delivering a high profile finance project
  • Experience of using SAP is desirable but not essential
  • Advanced excel skills is desirable but not essential
  • Must be self-motivated and self-starting with ability to multi-task
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data effectively

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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