Financial Accountant

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Halliday Marx
England, London
Up to £50000 per annum
23 Aug 2021
20 Sep 2021
Halliday Marx
Contract Type
Full Time

Group Financial Accountant


Central London

My client is fast growing digital marketing company based in Central London and are looking for a Group Financial Accountant to join the team.


  • Facilitate and manage the month-end close process by keeping team priorities on track and assisting staff when necessary
  • Responsibility for the timely and accurate review of monthly account reconciliations for all areas of the balance sheet.
  • Prepare consolidated balance sheet on a monthly basis
  • Involvement in financial and tax audits as well as other regulatory and compliance requirements
  • Assist the Group Financial Controller with the continual improvement of financial processes and controls
  • Finance team lead working with the internal technology team to ensure robustness of financial controls in relation to our proprietary technology
  • Oversee the preparation of a weekly rolling cash flow statement with Treasury: actuals and forecast; review bank reconciliations on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Ownership of the revenue recognition process including sales invoice approval
  • Oversee the management of outstanding debtor balances and ensure these are accurately provided for on a monthly basis.
  • Review and approve purchase invoices and payments in the banking system
  • Approve VAT and Sales Taxes: oversee preparation and filing of UK quarterly VAT returns and quarterly preparation of the Australian Sales Tax filings
  • Work closely with HR and the Payroll Manager to maintain employee data and deliver monthly payroll on time working with the outsourced payroll solution
  • Lead on all workstreams for the roll out of financial processes and accounting required for new entities within the Group Key Stakeholders


  • Big 6 ACA or ACCA qualified accountant with minimum of one to two years post qualified experience
  • Experience working in industry and/or with PE backed businesses would be preferred but not essential.
  • Strong understanding of financial systems, policies and processes with the ability of identifying potential risks and issues in advance.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the capability of persuading, influencing and negotiating with others.
  • Confident with senior stakeholders, both financial and non-financial, when assisting with decision-making.
  • Committed, passionate and able to use initiative to drive the business forward.
  • Highly organised with the ability to re-prioritise workload depending on urgency

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