Interim Group Accountant

  • Location
    Newbury, Berkshire
  • Category
    Banking & Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference
    JN-012020-112221

Adecco have a fantastic opportunity to join a successful company based on the outskirts of Newbury. Our client is looking for an Interim Group Accountant to cover Mat leave until December 2020. The role is working Monday - Friday and is offering a salary up to £50,000, dependant on experience.


Duties include:



  • Manage month end closing process within set deadlines.

  • Review monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations (prepared by the Assistant Accountant).

  • Prepare and/or review consolidated financial statements for monthly corporate reporting.

  • VAT/Direct Tax and Intrastat computations.

  • UK P11D and Australian Fringe Benefit Tax computations and submissions.

  • Review and approve tax computations provided by third party consultants

  • Manage payment of payroll and associated liabilities within set deadlines.

  • Statutory reporting and audit lead.

  • Intercompany reconciliations.

  • Work with third party consultants to ensure reporting consistency, control deadlines relating to CoSec tasks they perform.

  • Maintain Chart of Accounts.

  • Ad hoc queries working with HQ related to monthly corporate reporting.

  • Other local reporting where required

  • Work with Tax Consultant to ensure correct Direct Tax rules are followed.

  • Approval of bank payments.


Candidates will ideally have/be:



  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA (or equivalent) full qualification.

  • Strong general ledger, AP, AR, Payroll, Income Tax, and Banking knowledge.

  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.

  • Strong managerial skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.


Do you have experience in a similar role and all the relevant skills? If so, apply today Adecco Newbury.

Please note: This position is based on the outskirts of Newbury, please only apply if you are willing and able to work in this location.

All applications will be reviewed within five working days by one of our experienced consultants and successful applicants only will be contacted within that time frame. Please be assured that your details remain confidential and they will not be sent out to our client(s) until you have been contacted by us and have given us your consent, in accordance with REC guidelines.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Lucinda Woodley