Financial Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

I am working with a leading Publishing Company based in the City who are looking for a Financial Accountant to join their Finance team in the City. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic finance team, covering a range of accounting functions. The sucessful candidate will have great knowledge of statutory accounts and VAT returns, reporting directly into the Financial Controller.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Provide timely and accurate management support and analysis
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns
  • Prepare accurate accounts for three of the company's head office functions, providing financial support to department management.
  • Responsible for managing various intercompany accounts, transactions and reporting.
  • Assist in the forecasting of central departments, circulation, production costs and promotion costs.
  • Responsibility for various central charges such as salaries, car leases, promotion costs, property costs, legal fees
  • Provide financial and business expertise to other ad-hoc projects
  • Provide assistance with month end balance sheet work.
  • Assist with audit work
  • Ad hoc duties when required

Essential Requirements

  • Educated to degree level (2:1 or above)
  • Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA
  • Good knowledge of VAT is essential
  • 2 years relevant accounting experience (practice is desirable)
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong Excel skills

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