Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - ACCA
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference

Job Title - Senior Accountant

Start date - ASAP

Duration - 6 Months - Extension to be reviewed towards the end

Location - Swindon, flexible working between home and office

Shift Patterns - Monday - Friday 9-5 Flexibility available

Adecco UK are recruiting a Senior Accountant on behalf of our prestigious client!

Job Description

  • Provide analytical rigor and strategic ideas to the main drivers of the business

  • Help research, select, implement, and refine processes and systems to optimise the efficiency and performance of the business

  • Collaborate with HR, Operations, and other assurance teams to ensure compliance with and strengthen operational practices

  • Responsible towards day to day and close related ledger tasks as well as preparing local Globally Accepted Accounting Principles/statutory and quarterly International Finance Reporting Standards financial statements.

  • Ensure the quality assurance of the quarterly variance analysis supporting the Group & International Finance Reporting Standards reporting.

  • Ensure high-quality and timely preparation other standardised or ad hoc reports including commentaries to facilitate the decision-making process.

  • Resolve operational day-to-day problems referred from other functions of the business, ensuring an efficient and high-quality service when providing procedural advice, information, producing basic reports or providing comments on them.

  • Oversee and coordinate balance sheet reconciliation process in accordance with Group internal control guidance.

  • Maintain the chart of accounts in line with Group International Finance Reporting Standards and local statutory requirements.

  • Monitor, assess and evaluate finance business processes in collaboration with local Controller to identify opportunities for improvement.


  • CA/CPA qualified

  • Advanced Excel skills with ability to analyse large sets of data

  • Prior SAP experience is a plus

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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