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Financial Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Abigail Furlong

  • Contact email:

    Abigail@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    AF - FA - 9576_1583341604

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    TEMP TO PERM

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

An exciting opportunity to join one of the UKs largest Hospitality groups. The group is in the midst of a turnaround and has recently undertaken an acquisition. New executive management are in place with a clear strategy for growth. The finance team is seeking to strengthen the financial accounting and control team.

Responsible for: Statutory accounting and external reporting

  • Ownership of bi-annual modelling process.
  • Communication to the CFO, preparation of Audit Committee papers, and extensive work with the Property Director.
  • Deconsolidation process and financial statement production for subsidiary annual reporting.
  • Ownership of process improvement around this process.
  • Support the preparation of the annual and half year report
  • Assist the annual and half year audit process
  • Ownership and responsibility for the calculation of the Group's long term incentive plan.
  • Support for monthly consolidation close activities and monthly technical accounting processes
  • Review of technical accounting developments under IFRS, ensuring new developments are communicated throughout the Group and embedded into management and statutory reporting as necessary
  • Work on projects to implement new accounting and reporting developments and improvement
  • Ad hoc projects

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Strong accounting background preferably with experience in IFRS and including some Group consolidation
  • Preparation of financial accounts and resolution of technical accounting issues
  • Experience of working with cross-functional teams
  • Proven experience of working in a professional team adhering to strict deadlines
  • Self-starter with ability to work on their own initiative
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to multi task and prioritise work load
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills and ability to interact at all levels
  • Team player, maintaining close working relationships with relevant employees of the business in order to achieve objectives

QUALIFICATIONS

  • ACA/ACCA Part Qualified/Finalist
  • Audit Background preferable

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