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Financial Accountant

Michael Page Finance
England, Hampshire, Basingstoke
£300 - £365 per day + via umbrella company
Closing date
May 27, 2022

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Job Details

This is a short term assignment with a large multinational business. Covering a long term sickness, this opportunity is for a career contractor who has experience in a multi currency environment who will be available to start work within the next three weeks.

Client Details

My client is a manufacturing business who are market leaders in their sector. The previous incumbent will be taking extended leave, and they therefore need someone to hold the fort during this time.


Reporting directly to the Senior Finance Manager for APAC, the main responsibilities for this role are:

  • Perform all accounting functions for your entities including - inter company, month end reporting, journals, accounts analysed (P&L, balance sheets), payroll journals, ad hoc queries.

  • Support AR and AP (predominantly managed through a shared service)

  • Improve accuracy, efficiency, and ability to track transactions.

  • Allocate monthly administrative expenses to cost centres.

  • Responsible for reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts for your entities


The successful candidate will be:

  • Experienced in all areas of the general accounting tasks required for the function of the entities within the portfolio.
  • Experience with Inventory, and using SAP in a previous role will be highly beneficial.
  • Have worked within a multinational previously and be comfortable working in a multi currency environment.
  • Have a proactive approach, with an inquisitive mindset and close attention to detail.
  • Capacity to work independently, hit the ground running and work to tight deadlines.

Job Offer

  • Day rate circa £300-£365 per day dependant upon experience & qualification
  • Flexible working
  • Opportunity for autonomy & ownership within a large corporate


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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