Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Interim Year End Accountant


Reference: DK/0047

Type: Contract

Minimum Salary: £50,000.00

Maximum Salary: £60,000.00

Free Parking, Immediate Start

Qualifications: ACA, ACCA or ACMA

My Warrington based client, a private equity backed multinational, service-based organisation is looking for a Qualified Interim Financial Accountant for a 3-6 month period. Reporting to the Finance Director and managing a small accounts function, the Interim Financial Accountant will take full responsibility for all Financial Reporting responsibilities, delivering accurate and insightful financial information in conjunction with corporate guidelines.


Main responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly management accounts pack to agreed timetable
  • Prepare the statutory financial statements for 6 entities of the Group within the timescales laid out by the Board, including:
    • Interpretation and application of IFRS, including the effect of new and amended statements
    • Review of intangibles and investment valuations 
    • Production of the statutory financial statements 
    • Management of the audit process to ensure delivery in time and delivering value for money
    • Reporting to the Audit Committee on findings during the audit and progress
  • Manage on-time delivery of all tax reporting for the legal entities and registered branches in the Group, including annual tax returns, VAT, R&D claims etc.
  • Providing advice – from the perspective of a qualified accountant – on legal issues within the business
  • Ensure the accounting systems, processes and controls are appropriate for the Group and are functioning as required; taking action to correct if not
  • Cash management and treasury, including forecasting, in a multi-currency environment
  • Provide team (2 staff) with objectives to drive business delivery. Coach the team for improved performance, providing guidance and support, identifying development and job training needs
  • Build strong relationships with senior management and other internal customers, challenging decisions where possible and supporting them with decision making through detailed and robust analysis


Candidate requirements:

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA) 
  • Have at least 4 years financial accounting experience within, or advising, fast moving international and/or multi company environments 
  • Have up to date knowledge of IFRS and able to advise the business on statutory issues
  • Be experienced in maintaining, developing and enhancing financial processes and controls
  • Have excellent communications skills required to manage relationships spanning the Board, Auditors and a range of internal stakeholders 
  • Have highly developed analytical skills, be numerate and IT literate (Excel/ERP), with advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills


Immediate/imminent start available for a Qualified Senior Finance Professional who has the experience and competency to understand the requirements of the client and hit the ground running. You will be part of a busy, friendly working environment with excellent on-site facilities.