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Interim Financial and Management Accountants required - In and Around London Area

Posted 9 May by Grant Thornton
Salary icon £500.00 - £675.00 per day
Location icon London , South East England

Interim Financial Accountant (UK wide/Hybrid working)

Who we are

Grant Thornton’s Agile Talent Community is a network of contract professionals, giving you the opportunity to work with our clients alongside Grant Thornton teams on a project-by-project basis whilst being supported by our dedicated Agile Talent team. You can choose to work with Grant Thornton as an Independent Consultant either through your own limited company or on inside IR35 terms.

Joining us in Public Sector Audit and Assurance

Our Public Sector Financial Reporting, and Accounting Support sits within the Public Sector Audit and Assurance practice. The team provides Accounting, Financial Reporting and Finance Function support to Public Sector organizations. providing support to non-audit clients.

Finance functions in the public sector continue to face increasing demands as they try to balance the financial stability of the organisation whilst having to deal with increased complexity, regulatory and accounting changes. These demands and complexities place increasing pressure on the capability and capacity of several finance teams.

Given these challenges, Grant Thornton is building and growing its team providing one off and capacity support around areas such as:

  • Accounting: Technical Accounting, Accounting standard implementation or one-off technical questions
  • Financial Reporting: A wide range of financial reporting support including, the production of financial statements, improving the efficiency of financial reporting and audit readiness.

This is an exciting time to join a growing team passionate about supporting public sector organisations deal with a variety of interesting, and complex financial, financial reporting and accounting challenges.

Joining the Agile Talent Community as an interim Financial Accountant, you will have the freedom to work on projects that you choose, whether full or part-time within Public Sector Financial Reporting, and Accounting Supportand support our clients and internal teams on short to medium-term assignments.

Skills we are looking for

  • Professional Accounting qualification (ACA, ICAS, CA, ACCA or CIPFA)
  • Financial Reporting and accounting experience either in the delivery of external audit to Local Authorities and Health bodies (such as NHS) or from within the public sector (Local Government or health) finance function.
  • Technically strong with IFRS and Code of Practice on Local Government Accounting (or) Government Accounting Manual (GAM)
  • Build and maintain a strong working relationship with the team and our clients.

What’s in it for you

Development: Your development is important to us and as part of the Agile Talent Community you will be able to work alongside our permanent teams as well as our clients, giving you variety and opportunity to develop new skills. Our team is here to support you, with finding new projects as well as navigating the freelance regulation.

Engagement: As a member of our Community, you will also be invited to events, which can help your wellbeing, educate you about the market you operate in, help you connect with the business as well as other members of the Community.

Doing what’s right ahead of what’s easy

Embracing uniqueness, the culture at Grant Thornton thrives on the contributions of all our people and those who work alongside our teams, we never settle for what is easy, we look beyond to deliver the right thing, for everyone. Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect each other helps everyone to perform at the best of their ability and realize their potential.

How to join

You’ll first apply by sending your CV to us. If your skills match what we are looking for, one of our recruiters will get in touch and walk you through the interview process. If there’s interest to continue, we’ll invite you to an interview with some of our key business leads.?If successful, the final step will be to complete the onboarding process and background checks.

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Required skills

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    Accounting
  • 1
    Financial Accounting
  • 1
    Financial Reporting
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    Local Government
  • 1
    NHS
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    Public Sector
  • 1
    Statutory Accounting

Reference: 52617753

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