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Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Dior Tinling-Cooke

  • Job ref:

    DTC_116_1620139210

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Consultant:

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My client is a Bank based in City of London.

Currently looking for a full time Accountant to be responsible for the maintenance of financial records for both the Bank and the donor funds which the bank administrates.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepares sections of the year-end financial statements with all required disclosures and notes accurately and to a tight deadline
  • Ensures the accounting policies of the Bank/Donor Funds are up-to-date and consistent with IFRS
  • Undertakes investigations and inspections of data in accordance with established procedure to identify and quantify potential accounting postings required
  • Maintains the accounting and reporting systems, files and other records required for the Bank and Donor Funds to ensure accurate and timely information

Key Requirements:

  • Reviews transactions booked in front office systems and posted to the accounting systems for accuracy and appropriateness
  • Identifies solutions to non-standard tasks/queries
  • Provides advice to internal clients relating to relevant financial products or transactions
  • Contributes to the development of procedures to ensure the accounting department best responds to the needs of the Bank/Donors
  • Review and sign off of team members' journals to ensure accuracy

Key Knoweldge and experience:

  • Educated to degree level
  • ACA qualified or equivalent
  • Fluent English language skills, both verbal and written
  • Significant relevant accounting experience
  • Statutory financial accounts preparation and/or audit experience on financial accounts
  • Strong numerical and financial skills with the ability to interpret financial information
  • Fully competent in own practise area
  • Working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Strong computer skills with emphasis on Excel
  • Experience with Summit, Frameworks, SAP R3 and SAP AFI systems

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