Interim Group Financial accountant

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Interim Group Financial accountant

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance Recruitment
  • Contact: Ben Luke-Hall
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 8 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 March 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH51115_1708704233

Job Title: Interim Group Financial Accountant

Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Working Arrangement: Hybrid working - 2 days onsite/3 days remote

Duration: Interim assignment for 8 months, possibility of extension

I am proud to partner with our client in sourcing an Interim Group Financial Accountant. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to a dynamic team and make a significant impact during a crucial period of transition.

We are seeking a skilled and confident individual with a strong understanding of IFRS, and consolidation experience. This varied technical role is ideal for professionals seeking interim assignments, who excel in period of change within a business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own the month-end consolidation process
  • Liaise with business teams to ensure timely submission of accurate data
  • Review submissions and address any anomalies
  • Manage central entities and ensure accurate monthly results
  • Analyse movements outside of operating profit or working capital
  • Consolidate cashflow forecasts for divisions and explain variances
  • Review year-end submissions, including statutory accounts
  • Review journals and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Provide back-office support for the Treasury team
  • Mentor an Assistant Accountant to support career development
  • Assist the Finance team on various projects including budgets/forecasts, ad hoc analysis, system implementations, and financial control improvements


  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualification or close to qualifying
  • Experience in public practice or previous group accounting roles
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical abilities

If you believe this role will be a good fit for you, please do submit an application and we look forward to hearing back from you.