Financial Accountant

Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted
22 Jan 2019
Closes
29 Jan 2019
Ref
PB220119
Contact
Petra Brown
Category
Insurance
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Help prepare the monthly Management Accounts, reporting against forecast and budget, providing variance analysis and commentary for the Monthly board pack.

Undergo a project to bring about high quality balance sheet reconciliations

Prepare balance sheet reconciliations at month-end, including property prepayments and accruals.

Perform intercompany reconciliations and elimination at month-end.

Assist with hedge and fx accounting including ensuring budgets are aligned to actual accounting processes

Assist with continual improvement in financial accounting, raising the performance of the department significantly

Assist with completing National Office of Statistics returns as required.

Prepare year end schedules for the year end process ensuring all statutory accounts and tax returns are filed on time.

Ensure the audit is efficient and issues are communicated resolved in a timely manner.

To deputise for the Financial Accounting Manager where necessary.


WHAT WE NEED FROM THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

A good level of experience in a finance department Qualified ACA/ACCA;

Be process driven but commercially focused;

Operates a 'can do'/'we will' attitude, thinking outside of the box whenever required;

Team player, always encouraging and being supportive;

Attention to detail and naturally inquisitive;

Demonstrate ability to work independently yet collaboratively with finance team and internal business partners.

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