Financial Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £250 - £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Priya Thakrar

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Startdate:


My client is a leading Private Equity firm based in the West-End looking to recruit a Newly Qualified Financial Accountant to join their busy and dynamic team.

Key Criteria

  • Detailed knowledge and experience preparing monthly management report packs.
  • Experience preparing statutory accounts (FRS 102) and audit process knowledge.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • SAP systems experience
  • Uk VAT knowledge


  • Financial close process for a number of legal entities within agreed global timeline.
  • Preparation of monthly financial report packs and presentation to management.
  • Variance analysis month on month and to budget.
  • Detailed monthly account reconciliations.
  • Using advanced Excel formulas and functions to improve efficiencies.
  • Preparation of annual financial statements from trial balance level.
  • Working with auditors to ensure statutory deadlines are achieved.
  • Preparation of overseas and UK VAT returns.
  • Presenting monthly financials to senior executives.
  • Assisting in monitoring and improving financial processes, controls and procedures.
  • Preparation and completion of National Statistics for all EMEA businesses.

Candidate Profile

  • Must be ACA/CA/CPA Qualified
  • 2+ years post qualification experience.
  • Educated to degree level.
  • Immediately Available/1 week notice period
  • Engaging personality, team player
  • Strong analytical, numerical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience working within a financial services / regulated environment in a financial accounting role.

URGENT role - Please send CV's through to priya@kennedypearce.com

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