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Financial Accountant

  • Location

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Abigail Furlong

  • Job ref:

    AF - FA_1620158109

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Duration:

    18 months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

An exciting opportunity has presented itself to join one of the UKs largest income specialists. 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.

  • Completion of monthly accruals, prepayments and reconciliations
  • Deconsolidation process and financial statement production for subsidiary annual reporting.
  • Ownership of process improvement around this process.
  • Performing bank reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Assist with the Accounts Payable function across all entities
  • Support the preparation of the annual and half year report
  • Maintaining the fixed asset register and reconciliations
  • 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
  • Work on projects to implement new accounting and reporting developments and improvement
  • Provide support to the entire Corporate Accounting team during the month end process and on an ad hoc basis
  • Ad hoc projects


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Strong accounting background
  • Preparation or assistance with the preparation of financial accounts and resolution of technical accounting issues
  • Strong data management skills, especially on Excel
  • Proven experience of working in a professional team adhering to strict deadlines
  • Accounts Payable experience
  • Ambitious with ability to work on their own initiative
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to multi task and prioritise work load
  • A desire to grow and develop with an expanding business
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills and ability to interact at all levels
  • Relationship builder, maintaining close working relationships with relevant employees of the business to achieve objectives

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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