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Junior Financial Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

  • Job ref:

    ATB_2710_1635357985

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Job Title: Junior Financial Accountant

Department: Finance

Location: London

Status: Temporary

DESCRIPTION/ JOB PURPOSE

To provide financial accounting support to the UK Finance team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Involvement in the monthly financial close process, including accruals, prepayments and account analysis, Balance Sheet reconciliations, updating excel accounting models, P&L commentary for management review, ensuring all activities are completed in a timely and accurate manner;
  • The keeping of all financial records, accounts and schedules to the requirements of the auditors and general accepted accounting standards and practices;
  • Assisting with queries and information requests that may arise from the auditors and management;
  • Preparation of accurate management information including, statistical data, financial statement preparation and management reports;
  • Maintenance of Sarbanes Oxley process documentation in specific areas of responsibility, ensuring controls are undertaken as documented;
  • Work with the team to ensure process notes are complete and up to date;
  • The performance of such other duties and requests as may be required from time to time by the Financial Reporting Managers.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Previous accounting experience in a Finance team is required;
  • University degree or equivalent professional experience and professional accounting part-qualification is essential
  • Good personal communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Must possess great attention to detail;
  • Must be self-motivated and self-starting;
  • Must be focused and deadline driven, including going above and beyond when required.
  • Good computer literacy with experience using computer based accounting systems, word processing, spreadsheets and other standard business software;
  • Clear commitment to the team approach of exchanging ideas and providing support to colleagues

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