Financial Accountant

West / Central London
up to £350 per day
14 May 2019
21 May 2019
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

A global property company is looking to recruit an ACA (or CA) qualified Financial Accountant to join their London head office in a technically-focused role. This is initially a 6 month contract.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented individual with up to 5 years of post-qualification experience to grow their career with join an internationally-renowned business with strong career progression opportunities.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Production of statutory accounts for all UK & Europe, Jersey and US entities, ensuring compliance with FRS 102 or IFRS as applicable
  • Internal liaison with corporate accountants, tax, legal and company secretarial departments
  • External liaison with auditors
  • Ensuring all accounts filed within required timescales, statutory or otherwise
  • Production of co-ordinated statutory accounts and tax filing and compliance timetable
  • Continuous improvement of the accounts production process
  • Technical assistance in relation to new accounting standards (e.g. IFRS 15)
  • Preparation of tax pack information
  • Assistance with Corporate Finance projects, including restructuring and liquidations
  • Other ad hoc projects relating to UK Group entities

Application Requirements:

  • ACA, CA or ACCA qualified accountant with minimum 1 year post qualification experience
  • FRS 102 and IFRS accounting knowledge
  • Experience of preparing statutory accounts using accounting software
  • Experience of dealing with auditors and working alongside company secretarial and tax
  • Strong financial, analytical and system skills
  • Advanced Excel spreadsheet skills

Additional desirable experience:

  • Consolidation knowledge
  • Experience of preparing Limited Partnership accounts
  • Exposure with Group/Corporate restructuring is an advantage