Position Filled: Interim Financial Accountant

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Position Filled: Interim Financial Accountant

Sector: Retail + Consumer Location: United Kingdom Day Rate: TBC Reference: 7474

Our client, a large electrical retailer in Europe, is seeking a Senior Financial Accountant for their business in Paris.

The role is expected to last for between three and six months. The role will primarily involve consolidation of the Group’s results and subsequent preparation of the Interim Report. Other key aspects of the role will include regular liaison with operating companies, communication with the Group’s auditors and discussion of Group results with the business performance team in Paris.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Involvement in the planning and production phase for the consolidation of the Group’s interim results, culminating in the production of the Group Interim Report under IFRS
  • Direct liaison with operating companies in relation to financial and commercial accounting and reporting issues
  • Involvement in monthly management reporting and analysis of results for internal reporting purposes
  • Production of cash flow information for use both internally and externally
  • Involvement and liaison with HR with regards to share scheme advisory work
  • Participation with the investor relations side of the business, including assistance in production and delivery of Stock Exchange and other announcements
  • Production of reports and presentations for the Board and Audit Committee
  • Where appropriate, involvement in wider areas of finance within the Group, including treasury and tax


  • UK ACA, potentially Big Four trained, with significant relevant PQE and good academics
  • Significant consolidation experience
  • Recent, working knowledge of IFRS
  • Previous exposure to Hyperion
  • Numerate and technically sound
  • Self-motivated, achiever, team player
  • Strong communication skills


  • Fluent French language and experience

Interested in this role?


To find out more contact Nishara Selveratnam

Tel: 0207 314 2011