Financial Accountant

Posted 28 April 2023
Salary £40000 - £55000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameJoanna Engel

Job description

Global Technology Organisation seeks a Financial Accountant to join its team on a permanent basis. The Financial Accountant reports to the Finance Manager. The role is responsible for overviewing and executing period end closings and quarterly reporting whilst maintaining strong business controls.

Responsibilities of the Financial Accountant include:

  • Responsible for ensuring that all balance sheet and P&L reporting is performed on time a
  • Preparation, review, and approval of journals.
  • Ownership and monthly review of the balance sheet reconciliations, including the supporting information. Pursue all queries, corrections, and adjustments with the relevant finance teams. Take action to resolve, challenge and provide commentary.
  • Setup of quarterly balance sheet reconciliation review meetings.
  • Collaborate with both internal and external auditors to ensure compliance with accounting standards and internal key controls, leading to clean internal and external audit reports.
  • Cash management
  • Reporting under local GAAP and IFRS
  • Ensure compliance to existing policies and procedures. Drive and implement improvement to those policies and procedures and ensure that all internal control requirements are met.
  • Remain technically up to date with financial legislation developments that may affect internal or external reporting requirements. Share the knowledge with other team members to help development.

Requirements for the Financial Accountant include:

  • Finance/Accounting/Business Degree or equivalent qualifications/experience
  • Finalist or Qualified Accountant
  • Detail orientated with effective communication skills.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise own workload.
  • Advanced Excel skills