Financial Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Energy & Natural Resources

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £200 - £250 per day

  • Contact:

    Tim Wright

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Key Responsibilities


  • Debtors control - ensure AR ledger accurate each day
  • Creditors control - ensure AP ledger accurate and suppliers (outside of LCs) are paid according to accepted terms,
  • Maintain Ledger reconciliations and support Financial Controller
  • Review of bank reconciliations and resolution of issues
  • Liaise with Trade Finance in terms of payment posting and bank reconciliations
  • Production of weekly reports pack
  • Produce weekly unsold report
  • Submit weekly borrowing report to Head Office
  • Produce borrowing base submissions fortnightly for agent
  • Assist Financial Controller with production of cashflow projections, liaise with credit controller. Use knowledge of AP to anticipate other payments due.
  • IT program house-keeping: ensure EOD run at C.O.B. each day, review postings to see they are made to correct orders, investigate purchase/sales variances
  • Assist Financial Controller with month end close process, closing trading system, posting accruals and journals
  • Deal with forex bookings re month end roll costs and gains/losses to orders, revaluations of accounts
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Ad hoc support for the Financial Controller

Compliance & Tax

  • Ensure compliance with the Group's expenses policy and risk policies
  • Produce UK VAT returns for review by Financial Controller
  • Implementation and management of Internal Control procedures

Person Specification

  • Finalist or qualified accountant
  • Experience in end to end financial accounts
  • Intermediate excel skills


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