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Financial Accountant

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  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Samuel Everton

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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The Company

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

The Role:

Reporting to the Central Finance Manager, 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 accounts for three of 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, circulation, production costs and promotion costs.
  • Responsible for managing various intercompany accounts, transactions and reporting.
  • Responsibility for various central charges
  • Provide assistance with month end balance sheet work.
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns
  • Assist with the statutory accounts preparation and audit.
  • Responsible for managing one team member.
  • Provide financial and business expertise to other ad-hoc projects.
  • Opportunity for involvement in systems implementation and upgrades.

Qualifications / Previous experience:

  • ACA/CA/ACCA qualified
  • Practice trained (preferable Big 4)
  • 3-5 years accounting experience
  • Enthusiastic and motivated to improve processes
  • Previous exposure to system implementations/improvements advantageous
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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