Financial Accountant

6 days left

North London or South Hertfordshire.  Remote working initially.
£40,000 to £43,000
05 Aug 2021
30 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Accountant

Reporting to: Financial Controller

Salary: £40,000 to £43,000

Benefits: Pension and study support (if required)

Location: North London or South Hertfordshire.  Remote working initially.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established Finance Team reporting in to the Financial Controller.  This Financial Accountant position will suit a Part Qualified, ambitious Accountant who has experience of the duties described below.  Our client is a leader in its sector, reporting in the US Parent company.  A globally successful brand, which is has a unique product line and a forward thinking approach to growth and development.

Financial Accountant Job Summary:

Overall responsibility for the P&L, including accurate reporting of revenue and COGS and preparation of month end journals including accruals and prepayments. Other elements of the role include forecasting of overheads, reconciling balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis, preparation of management information such as weekly sales reporting, support and development of Assistant Financial Accountant, and weekly cashflow forecasting.

Essential Duties:

  • Overall responsibility for P&Ls, ensuring accurate reporting of all key financial metrics (revenue, costs, overheads) through improving key processes and processing of month end journals including accruals and prepayments
  • Reconcile key balance sheet accounts each month, providing analysis of all significant balances to key stakeholders and ensuring all variances and unusual items are escalated accordingly
  • Forecasting of corporate and venue overheads on a monthly basis, working closely with the HOF and stakeholders across the business to provide a clear view of all risks and opportunities against budget
  • Prepare key management information as required, such as detailed monthly P&Ls, weekly sales reporting and monthly capex reporting
  • Ownership of Capex across the business, working closely with the business to forecast, process, and track all Capex spend and report back to key stakeholders on progress in large projects
  • Manage, support, and develop Assistant Financial Accountant to ensure timely and accurate performance of all key duties as well as contributing to pipeline of finance talent
  • Liaise closely with group companies in US and Europe to ensure all Intercompany Accounts are fully reconciled each month
  • Assist the Head of Finance and Financial Controller in key year-end tasks including audit and preparation of statutory accounts


  • Good IT skills with advanced knowledge of excel
  • Enthusiasm and passion for the product is desirable
  • Proven ability to improve key processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills and outgoing personality

Qualifications:  AAT Level 3 Minimum or Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA or similar


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