Financial Accountant

Job title: Financial Accountant
Job type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Sector: Accounting & Finance
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Job ref: JN -022020-448320
Contact: Andrew Dallas
Contact email:
Published: June 03, 2020 14:57

Job description

Senior Financial Accountant

Salary between £50-60K plus Bonus and Benefits.

The Company

An exciting, rapidly growing, mature start up, PE Backed, Financial Services Company, is looking to appoint a high calibre Financial Accountant ACA or ACCA. Reporting to the Head of Finance based in the city of London

The company is about to embark upon an exciting period of growth and transformation and this is a great opportunity to get involved in the journey.

We are looking for a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CA) with relevant post qualification experience looking to make a move into a new, dynamic and fast-growing company. This is a broad financial control and reporting role that will provide a fantastic stepping stone for anyone looking for a long-term career path to Head of Finance.

The Financial Accountant will have a key role to play in establishing appropriate procedures and controls within the area of financial accounting.

Key Responsibilities

Month end processes and controls and IFRS 9 Processes.

Annual statutory accounts, including liaison with external auditors.

Production of key monthly and annual reports for statutory and regulatory reporting

Finance operations general ledger entries and challenge as necessary

Operating and enhancing financial controls including balance sheet reconciliations

Supporting the delivery of projects and continuous process improvements

Maintain and evaluate financial systems, suggesting improvements where needed.

Knowledge & Experience

Qualified chartered accountant ACA, ACCA, CA

Relevant post qualification ideally from financial services, structured finance, lending

Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.

Experience with general ledger functions, month end and year end close processes.

Experience with statutory accounts preparation within Financial Services / Structured finance.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Tenacious in pursuing issues to resolution

Excellent attention to detail.

Flexible can-do attitude