Interim Accountant

Interim Accountant

This Leading Financial Services Business is looking to recruit A qualified or nearly qualified accountant for an interim role. You will report to the Financial Controller and the role will be extremely varied.

Responsibilities will include:

* Preparation of year-end statutory financial statements for UK entity (IFRS) and assist with more complex ones.
* Liaising with external Auditors at year-end
* Support the finance function with the preparation of information external audit purposes, as well as corporate tax requirements.
* Responsible for the accounting for physical trades of commodities – Purchases and Sales
* Work with the Finance team to meet reporting timetables and responsibilities
* Assist in month end closing for financial reporting
* Deal analysis – Sales analysis and reporting
* Management of broker accounts & daily back office reconciliations

* Open derivative positions
* Margin call payments
* Settlement payments

* Morning management reports

* Cash position / movements
* Broker Margin positions

* Cashbook management and bank & broker reconciliations
* Journal entries in to accounting system for transactions occurring
* Liaising with operations department
* Inter company reconciliations
* Liaising with brokers on a daily basis
* Month end accruals /prepayments

As the ideal candidate you will be fully or nearly qualified from either a practice or commercial background. Whilst not a pre-requisite and knowledge of financial services or commodities would be a strong advantage.

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