Interim Financial Accountant

Michael Page Finance
England, Merseyside, Liverpool
£250 - £275 per day
Closing date
Nov 9, 2021

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Senior Financial Reporting Accountant

Interim Role (Initially 12 months)

Client Details

Global Pharmaceutical business in Liverpool with a excellent reputation in the market place, is currently expanding its Liverpool site


The role is a Senior Financial Reporting Accountant and will include:

  • Prepare and post recurring and standard manual journals, including intercompany entries and topside Finance Core journals.
  • Prepare and post accruals and reclassification entries that do not require discussion or interaction with cost centre owners (e.g., utility journals, insurance expense, and payroll corrections, workers compensation & property taxes).
  • Perform reconciliations, including from Clarity for CAPEX, IC/IG sales and COGS (Cost of Goods Sold) confirmations and reconciliations.
  • Identify reconciliation issues between Clarity, SAP, BPC (Business Planning & Consolidation) (Business Planning & Consolidation) and Finance Core and resolve any issues that are due to system/ transactional gaps. Including reaching out to business partners to help resolve any issues that require discussion.
  • Process allocations (incl. R&D cost allocation), incl. payroll costs and WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) elements based of monthly timesheets, wages & salaries accounting, share-based calculations & reconciliation with HR (Human Resources) incl. superannuation & benefit queries, including monthly PTO (Paid Time Off) Journal Entries. Maintain and report on prepaid balance amounts.
  • Support preparation of entity budgets and forecasts including Profit & Loss, Balance sheet and cashflow statement.
  • Prepare and load data from the budgeting & planning tool to the consolidation system for all legal entities. Consolidate group level budget & forecast including balance sheet and cashflow.
  • Process manual settlements in SAP (outside of RPA process).
  • Complete IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) adjustment calculations and share with Controlling & Reporting for review.
  • Support for internal and external audit requests, including providing documentation of AP (Accounts Payable) invoices to auditors.


You will need to ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA qualified (or equivalent) and be available at short notice (up to one month). You will be technically strong and have solid Financial Accounts experience.

Job Offer

The role is initially for 12 months and will be a on a day rate of circa £250 - £275 a day (inside IR35). The role offers a blended working week of home and office with plenty of flexibility.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 155 offices in 36 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package. We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career.

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