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Group Accountant

Job Title: Group Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry: Accounting & Finance
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -012019-228489
Contact Name: Lydia Lahouasnia
Contact Email: llahouasnia@argyllscott.com
Job Published: January 11, 2019 12:06

Job description

Qualified financial Accountant (3 month contract)

Competitive day rate, dependent on experience.

Do you want to work for a market leading luxury retailer? We are recruiting a newly qualified accountant to assume responsibility for the preparation of the statutory accounts for the store, online and holdings side of the business. Based in West London and offering a multitude of products and brands this established and ever-growing store really is a destination. This role is ideal for a newly qualified accountant with experience in the consolidation of financial statements.

The Role

You'll be responsible for the accurate and timely collation of all of costs in accordance with accounting standards. You will also be responsible for producing monthly reports and full balance sheet reconciliation. You will be confident liaising and building relationships with directors and stay calm under pressure. The role requires solid communication skills to build strong relationships with internal and external teams. You'll take full ownership, taking the opportunity to identify and implement improvements to related existing processes. Your strong time management skills will ensure you stay on top of multiple responsibilities and tasks.

Knowledge and experience

  • Recently qualified ACA or ACCA
  • Top 10 practise background is preferable
  • Experience dealing with large clients is preferable
  • Experience of reviewing consolidated accounts and adjustments
  • Can tackle complex accountancy issues with confidence
  • Highly skilled excel skills
  • Strong computer skills