Financial Accountant

Location
London
Salary
£55k - 65k per year
Posted
09 Sep 2021
Closes
07 Oct 2021
Ref
GS48223648
Contact
Gemma Smith
Experience Levels
Newly Qualified
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

An opportunity to join a well-recognised organisation after recently completing your ACA qualification.

You will work as part of the Financial Control team who provide financial reporting, cashflow forecasting, and fixed assets to the business. You will be responsible for the management of the general ledger and your stakeholders will include the Group Financial Reporting Team, the Finance Director and External auditors.

This opportunity will need you to have ambition and drive. You will work to deadlines, have attention to detail and be inquisitive and intelligent.

The role is initially for 6 months. 

Key Duties

  • Maintaining the general ledger
  • Reconciliation of all Balance Sheet accounts
  • Prepare the periodic management accounts
  • Manage the annual statutory accounts process
  • Be the key point of contact for the external auditors
  • Quarterly forecasts, annual budgets and business plans
  • Provide commentary of expenditure against budgets and forecasts when required.
  • Business partnering including responsibility for the monitoring of spend vs budget.
  • Maintaining the strong internal control environment
  • Managing the Accounts Receivable process
  • You will also be identifying process improvements by regularly reviewing period close processes.

    Experience
    You will only be considered if you have a degree and ACA/CA/ACCA Qualification with an audit background. Ideally you will be from a Top 10 Audit firm.

    Post qualification experience is desirable although not essential, you can be newly qualified.


    You need excellent analytical skills and excel. Strong verbal and written communication is a must with an ability to make complex information easy to understand.

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