Senior Financial Accountant

Location
London (City of)
Salary
£50,000 - £55,0000
Posted
13 Jul 2021
Closes
10 Aug 2021
Ref
1148500
Category
Technology
Experience Levels
Newly Qualified
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an impressive qualified accountant to join one of the UK's fastest growing Fintech start-ups as a Senior Financial Accountant.

The business has received significant investment and is now looking to scale and increase it's international presence. This role will work closely with the Group Financial Controller on putting in place financial controls and processes, month end close and reporting as well as the end of year accounts submission.

You will need to have a solid technical accounting background with good knowledge of UK GAAP/FRS102 and IFRS accounting standards but they are also looking for someone who is commercially minded and wants to be involved in projects within the business. They are looking to go through a transformation phase and you'll have the opportunity to develop processes, implement new systems and work on automation projects.

Key aspects of the role include;
  • Preparation of the annual statutory accounts (UK GAAP & IFRS Standards).
  • Management of the annual audit, dealing with external auditors and preparing the audit packs
  • Preparation of the consolidated group accounts and monthly reporting.
  • Month end close, cashflow management, monthly analysis and commentary
  • Implementing new internal controls
  • Supporting with improvement projects, implementing new systems and automation projects.
  • Supporting the tax team with compliance
  • VAT preparation for multiple entities, UK and overseas
Key requirements;
  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified
  • Good knowledge/experience with accounting under UK GAAP/FRS102 or IFRS
  • Fintech Start-up experience would be desirable
  • Good knowledge of "what good looks like" in terms of internal financial controls and processes
  • Any experience implementing a new system would be advantageous
  • Passion to develop new/better ways of working
Salary & Benefits;
  • Up to £55,000 salary
  • Employee share options
  • L&D budgeting, training courses and study books provided
  • Life Insurance
  • Healthcare plan and 24/7 GP access
  • Discounted gym membership

You could be making your first move from practice or perhaps you have been working in industry and looking for a change to join a scaling business. If you have the required skills and experience, we look forward to hearing from you!