Financial Accountant (Newly Qualified Auditor)

  • Location:

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Energy & Natural Resources

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + 20-30% bonus, pension, LTIP, healthcare

  • Contact:

    Chris Brannigan

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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  • Start date:


  • Consultant:

    Chris Brannigan

This is a new vacancy which offers an exciting opportunity to work within the finance team of a fast-paced multinational listed mining company. They are a market leader and their product goes into high end retail so they are unique.

Primarily reporting to the Group Finance Manager, the successful candidate will be able demonstrate a high level of accuracy with the ability to prioritise a broad range of responsibilities covering financial accounting, reporting, tax and investor relations.

In return, the role will offer significant opportunities to build on and develop existing experience within a challenging but rewarding environment providing the ideal next step in the career journey for a dynamic financial professional.

The role responsibilities will include:


  • Working with the Group Finance Manager on Group financial reporting.
  • Assisting with the preparation of the monthly Group consolidation and monthly financial report for presentation to the CFO.
  • Assisting with the preparation of the Group's Annual Report & Accounts and Interim Reports.
  • Providing assistance with technical accounting matters across the Group, including the Preparation of Board papers to support our positions.
  • Working with the Group Tax Manager and Group Financial Controller on key tax and structuring transactions.
  • Preparation of weekly cash reporting and cash balances for distribution to the Board.Assisting the Group Treasurer with treasury matters including bank account maintenance and mandates etc.

Investor Relations:

  • Collation of share register information for bi-annual investor reporting.
  • Maintaining and updating content on the investor website.
  • Responding to investor queries.
  • Assisting the Company Secretary department in a wide variety of tasks.
  • Preparation and review of complex structure diagrams in MS Visio.

Corporate entities:

  • Ownership and preparation of monthly management accounts in strict accordance policies and deadlines for a number of corporate entities.
  • Analysis and monitoring of financial performance to budget and forecasts.
  • Ownership of balance sheet accounts, ensuring processes within organisation to avoid risk and produce sound financial information.
  • Liaising with the auditors during the audit and supplying required information.
  • Assistance with technical accounting including share options (IFRS2), share buy-backs and investment valuations.
  • Preparation of ad-hoc reports and analysis, as required.
  • Preparation of weekly cash reports and cash forecasts.
  • Head of Department cost analysis and optimisation
  • Ad hoc duties and projects.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Newly qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA etc.)
  • Big Six experience of listed international businesses.
  • Good knowledge of accounting software (ideally Navision) and MS Office with advanced Excel skills. Experience of MS SharePoint, Power BI/Power Pivot would also be beneficial.
  • Tax experience, particularly in UK corporation tax, personal tax or VAT would be advantageous.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Up to £55,000 base salary
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical and Dental Insurance for self and family
  • Income Protection
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Discretionary bonus

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