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Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry: Accounting & Finance
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 09/07/18
Reference: JN -062018-173727
Contact Name: Paul Tobin
Contact Email: ptobin@argyllscott.com
Job Published: June 20, 2018 18:31

Job description

We're delighted to present this great opportunity for a qualified Financial Accountant to join a leading Media & Entertainment conglomerate

The role:
General Ledger maintenance, quarter close, key reconciliations, statutory and tax compliance e.g. tax filings, statutory audits, etc
Review and process monthly/quarterly intercompany recharges
Ownership of P2P process including reviewing current process and implementing best practices with outsourced FinOps team.
Training operational & finance teams on the use of Connexis banking system, raising POs, SNAP system and SAP coding.
Liaison with outsourced AP/R2R reporting functions as necessary.
Support and assistance with processes in other areas as required, e.g Treasury, Payroll, T&E, Order to Cash, Record to Report etc.
Process Improvement (financial & operational) - drive and balance efficiencies & controls
Preparing materials used in senior leadership updates/presentations


The ideal candidate:
Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA or equivalent)with previous experience in a similar controllership finance role with a solid accounting background & technical expertise
Media environment is desirable
SAP experience essential
Previous experience with purchase process essential
Previous experience working with outsourced providers preferred
Advanced Excel skills
Strong communication skills - confidence & presence to interact with non-finance personnel
A flexible, innovative, and can-do attitude that thrives in a "start-up" environment
Team player who influences & collaborates across multiple functions in a matrixed environment to achieve goals
Ability to manage multiple stakeholders, assignments, & deadlines, prioritising effectively under pressure

If this opportunity appeals to you and you feel you have the experience, skill-set and personality to excel in the role then please apply today - we look forward to receiving your application.
Only successful applicants will be contacted but all will be considered for future, suitable opportunities.