Financial Reporting Accountant

Location London
Contact name: Mark Mcloughlin

Contact email:
Job ref: 709
Published: 27 days ago

Gresham Hunt are representing a leading European Bank in their search for a Financial Reporting Specialist for a 14 month contract.


This will be on a PAYE basis via Umbrella, with a target day rate of £400 per day.


The person:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Experience of liaising with external auditors
  • Experience of IFRS reporting standards, and ideally an understanding of IAS 32 off-setting


The role:

  • Review of all financial reporting sent to the Head Office, ensuring quality control
  • Control of control accounts with account owners on a monthly basis by ensuring that balances are flat or any difference is explained
  • Perform a monthly variance analysis of the trial balance and liaise with the account owner for explanation
  • Perform a quarterly variance analysis of the financial statements sent to the Head Office
  • Prepare comments on the quarterly FCA balance-sheet analysis
  • Oversee the intercompany reconciliation process. Act as an escalation point for intercompany reconciliation.
  • Production of the year-end statutory accounts with associated disclosure notes and submission of statutory accounts to the necessary regulatory bodies and institutions.
  • Provide expert assistance in areas such as accounting treatment of financial instruments under IFRS.
  • Project assistance on all projects impacting the General Ledger and Financial Statements analysis.


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