Financial Accountant

Location
England, London
Salary
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
18 Oct 2016
Closes
25 Oct 2016
Ref
2495300/001
Contact
Isabel Evans
Experience Levels
Newly Qualified
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A leading FTSE-listed property developer and investor are looking for a Financial Accountant to join their London head office.

About the role:

Reporting directly into the Group Financial Controller, the Financial Accountant will be a pivotal member of this growing finance team. The successful candidate will be technically strong, with PLC audit and IFRS experience.

The Group FC is looking for the Financial Accountant to become his right hand man, so you will be bright, proactive, eager to learn, and commercially astute.

Responsibilities include:

  • Co-ordinate the year-end and interim audit process across the Group, manage the day-to-day relationship with the external auditors and identify and implement improvements to the audit process
  • Lead the preparation of the Annual Report and Interim Financial Statements
  • Prepare subsidiary statutory accounts, monitor and ensure compliance with financial regulations
  • Lead the monthly consolidation process as well as prepare monthly management reporting to provide commercial insight and support decision making
  • Provide technical accounting support to the Group Financial Controller
  • Support the finance teams to ensure processes are documented and internal controls are effective
  • Assist the Group Financial Controller to deliver the budget and strategic planning process
  • Support the Group Financial Controller with ad hoc projects e.g. process improvements, M&A activity, tax planning, financing opportunities

The ideal candidate:

  • ACA qualified, ideally big 4
  • Strong IFRS knowledge and proven PLC audit experience
  • Proactive, able to add value in a fast-growing business
  • Interest in the real estate world helpful but not essential

This is a fantastic opportunity for a recently qualified ACA looking to make their first move from practice, to join an extremely exciting and ever-changing property business.

To apply for this excellent opportunity, please get in touch!