Financial Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Audit & Accounting

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Georgia Watson

  • Job ref:

    GW1_1565964647

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Purpose of the role:

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to join a popular retail business as a Financial Accountant on a 9-month Fixed Term Contract.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage a direct report
  • Take responsibility of VAT, Fixed Assets and Capital Expenditure amongst others
  • Budget and month end review, contribute to year-end process, and overseas branch accounts
  • Perform detailed credit card analysis and the monthly accrual
  • Business partnering with cost centres
  • Year-end process - responsible for managing and overseeing interim and year-end audit and liaising with external auditors
  • Statutory accounting - work closely with Financial Accounting Manager and Financial Controller
  • Build relationship with auditors and tax advisers
  • Supervision of cash and banking activities
  • Ad hoc projects

Other duties include:

  • Process improvements
  • Ad hoc support on project work (Cash & Banking and Technical areas)

The ideal candidate will be ACA or ACCA qualified and will have experience in CAP and VAT reporting, with strong Excel skills.

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