Project Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lily Caise

  • Job ref:

    LC 556_1556533537

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-29

I'm working for an international Retail e-commerce business based in Central London, where I am hiring a Project Accountant. They are looking for someone to become a key member of their UK Accounting team, with responsibility within the finance function and a number of different stakeholders.

The suitable candidate for the role of Project Accountant must be/have:

  • Fully ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Relevant accounting experience
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines on critical projects
  • Experience within a large, multi-national organisation, with exposure to UK GAAP, US GAAP or IFRS

The role of Project Accountant will include:

  • Preparation and review of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and annual financial statements
  • Leading certain month end close activities, working to a strict deadline
  • Preparation of deliverables to support internal and external financial reporting needs, which will include analytical commentary and the preparation of of financial analysis for your stakeholders
  • Direct responsibility for improving accounting processes and controls
  • Participation in cross functional project launches from scoping through to launch
  • Active engagement with a range of stakeholders, including technology and administrative teams
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