Financial Accountant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 03/08/2020

Job Description

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Robert Half Financial Services are recruiting for a newly qualified Financial Accountant position within a global professional services business based in the City of London.

About the firm:

This financial accountant position has arisen at a private equity backed, global business which is going through a period of change, acquisition activity and centralisation of certain functions.

The firm is now looking to improve its financial and accounting processes to create a sustainable platform to continue the firm's growth.

You will be managing an Accounts Assistant and will report to a Finance Manager. The finance function is circa twenty staff currently.

The successful candidate will be required to have strong financial analysis, reconciliation and accounting skills and a desire to improve current processes and procedures.

The business is very fast paced, and the role will give the successful candidate exposure to all levels of the business.

About the role:

  • To support the Finance Manager in building new accounting and finance operational processes and practices, ensuring there are robust reconciliations between different systems and across the balance sheet
  • To perform month end accounting process, supporting the Finance Manager, to deliver month end on time and to the highest standard
  • To undertake detailed financial analysis, feeding into the FP&A team to support them in providing insightful financial information to key stakeholders
  • To feed into the annual budget and forecasting process by detailed numbers and analysis of the P&L and balance sheet.
  • To assist in the preparation of the statutory financial statements for the trading entities, including the detailed accounting entries, complying with both US and UK accounting standards
  • To support the management of the audit process, providing information to the auditors and answering all queries in a timely and effective way
  • To work with the tax advisers on provision of detailed information for the VAT and income tax returns.
  • To create a working relationship with the shared service centre which runs the Accounts Payable, journal processing and cash allocation processes
  • To support, on finance improvement projects, working with the senior finance team to deliver projects successfully.

About you

ACA newly qualified

Experience of working in a strong financial control environment

Strong technical accounting knowledge (preferably with US GAAP experience)

Advanced Excel skills

Strong organisational skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines.

Please apply for further information!

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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