Accessibility Links

Financial Controller / Senior Accountant

  • Job reference: 932516
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Salary: GBP230 - GBP270 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance, Financial Controller
  • Date posted: 29/10/2020

Orion Group are working with a UK wide employer on the look for an experienced senior finance professional to join the Cardiff based team on a contract basis lasting up to 6 months, working from home with some occasional travel into the office.

What is involved:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, including reviews and commentary
  • Balance sheet reconciliations, with all balances fully investigated and reconciled
  • Preparation of annual department budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Preparation of annual statutory financial statements
  • Management of external audit process
  • MS Excel work, advanced
  • Experienced in balance sheet substantiation.
  • Experienced in dealing with auditors.
  • Experienced in group reporting.
  • Involvement in ad hoc financial projects

Additional Information:

  • You will have no direct reports
  • Working from home initially, this may change
  • Previous project accounting experience would be beneficial
  • Microsoft D365 experience is a strong desirable
  • Experienced in inter-company processes - experience in reporting to group/head office

You will form a close working relationship with the FD and CFO so a hands on approach is required and the ability to hit the ground running. It is also important you can prioritise tasks and working alone effectively as most of the time you will be home based.

You must be immediately available and fully qualified. For more information please contact

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.