Financial Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & 75% Discount National Rail

  • Contact:

    Sinead Lennon-Smith

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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A leading rail franchise are looking for a technically sound Financial Accountant to join their team based in the City.

The role is part of an established, small team within a leading rail franchise. Reporting to the Head of Finance you will be taking responsibility for the statutory reporting needs of a business in a secure industry with strong potential in line with the infrastructure projects on-going and planned for the organisation.

Duties of the role include:

  • Acting as lead for the external auditors
  • Overseeing all group reporting
  • Management of the Accounts Payable function, with 1 direct report
  • Ensure that financial reconciliations are carried oout on a timely basis
  • Setting and monitoring budgets/forecast for the balance sheet and cashflow
  • Monitoring variance analysis
  • Building strong relationships across the business and becoming an expert on company finances
  • Timely completion of statutory accounts
  • Completion of tax packs

The ideal applicant will be ACA/ACCA qualified with either mid-tier practice experience or coming from an industry background. Strong technical and UK reporting experience will be key and a good working knowledge of UK GAAP/FRS 102.

A generous package including a base salary of £55,000, Free franchise rail travel AND Significant discounts across the entire national rail network and a discretionary bonus amongst other benefit.

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