Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Interim Financial Accountant


Reference: JM/0033

Type: Contract

Minimum Salary: £45,000.00

Maximum Salary: £50,000.00

Qualifications: ACA, ACCA or CIMA

I am recruiting an Interim Financial Accountant to join a global manufacturing business based near Chester to complete a 15-18 month contract. 


Responsibilties :

  • Co-ordinate the month-end close of the financial ledgers ensuring that all team members are aware of deadlines and responsibilities
  • Create and post journals as per month-end calendar
  • Perform SAP month-end closing activities
  • Complete, review and comment on of the monthly balance sheet account reconciliation pack
  • Present the balance sheet to Controllers on a periodic basis, highlighting and resolving accounting matters
  • Prepare and present any additional KPI’s
  • Produce VAT Return for all UK companies and gather data to support Corporation tax computations
  • Provide back-up support for bank, fixed asset and intercompany accounting
  • Support with payroll verification and reconciliation activities as required
  • Provide external auditors with information and explanations relating to the financial accounts
  • Produce statutory and tax pack computations and analysis
  • Respond to site tax queries
  • Review financial close processes to ensure they are lean and efficient
  • Assist in ensuring that an adequate and efficient system of internal controls is in place, which is in compliance with the  appropriate financial control standards
  • Ensure that all the company’s financial transactions, assets and liabilities are accurately recorded and properly accounted for
  • Work efficiently to maintain accurate transactional processing and drive process and system improvements


Skills required:

  • Qualified accountant, with a high level of expertise in Accounting, Tax and Internal Control
  • Experience preparing and presenting Statutory Financial Accounts
  • High level of competency in SAP (ideal) and Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint