Financial Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £250 - £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Jasmine Spencer

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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  • Consultant:

    Jasmine Spencer

Due to continual team growth, a 6 months interim opportunity has arisen for an experienced Financial Accountant to join a London based University. The successful candidate will be a qualified (ACA/ACCA/ CIMA) Accountant with previous Education experience and a willingness to join a fast-paced environment.

Duties will include:

  • Lead on the delivery of a set of annual financial statements for the University, to be approved by manager
  • Preparation and review of the University's tax calculation and liaisons with relevant external tax advisors
  • Preparation of external returns and query response as required for OfS, HESA, UK government, HMRC, etc
  • Monthly review and approval of journals (including accruals for including fixed assets, depreciation, research, etc), preparation of balance sheet and cash flow statements for month-end accounts and preparation of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist with the University's long-term resource planning, including the preparation of financial analysis to assist in the evaluation of strategic planning options
  • Review UK VAT returns prior to agreeing with external VAT advisors

The client needs someone in post ASAP so candidates are encouraged to apply if they have a short notice period or are immediately available. The role will pay up to £300 a day dependant on experience.


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