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Financial Accountant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Samuel Everton

  • Job ref:

    Fin1_1642593967

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    6

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

The Company

My client is an internationally acclaimed fashion media company based in the West End.

The Role:

Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will be responsible for preparing all financial statements and completing all month-end duties and ensuring compliance with internal & external financial regulations. You will help to drive change, improve processes and increase efficiency. There will also be a commercial element with this role with business partnering and stakeholder engagement.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Prepare accurate management accounts for the company's head office functions, providing financial support to department management.
  • Provide timely and accurate management support and analysis, identifying key issues including deviations from annual and quarterly plan and recommending remedial action where necessary
  • Assist in the forecasting (3 forecasts a year) of central departments.
  • Responsible for managing various intercompany accounts, transactions and reporting.
  • Provide financial and business expertise to other ad-hoc projects
  • Provide assistance with month end balance sheet work.
  • Assist with audit work
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns
  • Assist with the statutory accounts preparation.
  • Identifying and implementing improvements to the forecasting and reporting processes

Qualifications / Previous experience

  • ACA/CA/ACCA qualified or Finalist
  • Practice trained (preferable Big 4)
  • Proven Financial reporting / Management reporting experience
  • Enthusiastic and motivated to improve processes
  • Previous exposure to system implementations/improvements advantageous
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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