Financial Accountant

Posted 03 August 2022
Salary £60000 - £64000 per annum + HYBRID WORKING
LocationCity of London
Job type Contract
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
ReferenceFinancial Accountant_1659516675
Contact NameJessica Bambridge

Job description

Kennedypearce are working alongside an international bank who are looking to expand their team and bring on 3 x Financial Accountants on a 6 month FTC paying £60-64k.

Main Duties Include

  • Prepares sections of the year-end financial statements with all required disclosures and notes accurately and to a tight deadline
  • Prepare periodic internal financial management reporting.
  • Ensures the accounting policies of the Bank/Donor Funds are up-to-date and consistent with IFRS
  • Undertakes investigations and inspections of data in accordance with established procedure to identify and quantify potential accounting postings required
  • Maintains the accounting and reporting systems, files and other records required for the Bank and Donor Funds to ensure accurate and timely information
  • Reviews transactions booked in front office systems and posted to the accounting systems for accuracy and appropriateness
  • Provides advice to internal clients relating to relevant financial products or transactions
  • Contributes to the development of procedures to ensure the accounting department best responds to the needs of the Bank/Donors
  • Review and sign off of team members' journals to ensure accuracy
  • Produces work in compliance with the Bank's Internal Controls Framework
  • Liaises with internal and external auditors and responds to queries

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifiifcations

  • Educated to degree level
  • ACA qualified or equivalent
  • Fluent English language skills, both verbal and written
  • Significant relevant accounting experience, preferably in a Financial Services setting
  • Statutory financial accounts preparation and/or audit experience on financial accounts
  • Strong numerical and financial skills with the ability to interpret financial information
  • Fully competent in own practise area
  • Working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Strong computer skills with emphasis on Excel
  • Experience with SAP or equivalent accounting system preferable
  • Experience within a top 10 practice firm