Financial Accountant

Location
City of London
Salary
£50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted
04 May 2021
Closes
03 Jun 2021
Ref
JO0000007974
Contact
MW Appointments
Sector
Financial
Job Function
Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent

Accountant
Permanent
£50k - £70K

The position reports to the Group Financial Controller to help ensure the effective delivery of all internal/external accounting.

Key responsibilities:
Month-end
Lead the month end process from start to finish - managing the timetable and ensuring all deliverables are met in a timely fashion
Review their entity TB's with the FC including detailed review of PL, BS and Cash flow including monthly accruals and prepayments, capex, exceptional items
Ensure intercompany balances are recharges between companies are balanced
Consolidate monthly TB's ensuring the month end positon shows a true and fair view
Assist the FC in ensuring acquisition accounting is properly accounted for
Maintain the goodwill/acquisition schedules for year end
Ensuring year-end tax balances are appropriately adjusted for.
Creation of RMAR returns for each regulated entity for review
Creation of VAT return for review by Group FC and Tax
Year-end/Other
Lead on year-end statutory and regulatory audit for the relevant entities
Assist in the application of and compliance to group accounting policies and controls
Prepare and process annual year-end/P13 adjustments
Assist in other transformational projects within the group as necessary
Minimum role requirements:
Fully qualified accountant (preferably ACCA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent)
Working understanding of UK accounting and statutory reporting (FRS 102)
Experience using general ledger software and performing monthly ledger maintenance processes
Proficient use of MS Office
Ability to discuss and explain accounting concepts to non-accountants
Preferably previous exposure to and involvement in preparing or auditing of accounts
Preferably previous exposure to client money calculations and reconciliations
Strong organisational and good communication skills
Strong desire for ownership, learning and continuous improvement

REF 7974

MW Appointments is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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