Senior Financial Accountant

Senior Financial Accountant

KPC – Senior Financial Accountant – £60-70,000 – Brentford

KPC are exclusively partnering with a recently purchased FMCG business based in Brentford. Due to an office relocation the finance function is being re-established and the FD is looking for a number 2 to help him shape and grow the finance function.

The Senior Financial Accountant will be responsible for daily bookkeeping, internal & external financial reporting,tax filing/compliance and general oversight of the day to day accounting.

Due to the re-structure this role will evolve in a short space in time and junior members of staff will come to take on the transactional responsibility.

This is a great opportunity to make an impact on the finance function, controls, strategic initiatives and the overall adding value to the organisation.


* Daily bookkeeping in cooperation with account receivables/payables in Finland HQ
* Full ownership of monthly, quarterly, and yearly closing of accounts, including the preparation of statutory accounts under IFRS and FRS102
* VAT Returns
* Accurate cash flow management and cash flow forecasts
* Currency hedging treatment in accounting together with Group treasury
* Responsibility for statutory reporting
* Corporation Tax Calculations
* Annual statutory audit and financial statement preparation process under IFRS
* Liaise with external advisors on the preparation of statutory financial information
* Account receivable/payable and payroll support
* Managing external relationships (bankers, auditors, pension, Employee Share Trust, HMRC,



* Review ledger for potential bad debts and perform first level debt collection
* Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions
* Ownership of balance sheet
* Ensure the PO process is being adhered to and used to generate month end accruals
* Identify areas for improvement and Implement relevant Internal Controls
* Oversee all regulatory compliance issues


* Identify areas for improvement and assist Financial Director in driving change to continuously improve operating environment

To be considered for this role you must be:

– Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA – 2-3 years PE minimum

– Broad exposure of management & financial accounting

– Must be able to commute to Brentford (25 minutes from Clapham Junction/30 minutes from Waterloo).

This role will be moving quickly and the client is keen to conduct interviews asap.

If you are interested apply now and we will follow up with a call.

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