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Senior Financial Accountant

Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: contract
Location: London
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 7 months
REF: CG1406FA_1655226701
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 16 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a dynamic luxury retail group with a reputation for quality and innovation, is looking to source a talented Senior Financial Accountant to join the Accounting team on an interim basis. The contract will be 7 months initially, but there could be opportunity for longer term employment should the individual add value and fit well with company culture.

Reporting to a Senior Manager, the role will focus on lease accounting for the business, responsible for the production of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and supporting the audit process. Candidates must be available to start immediately.

Main duties include:
* Supporting the financial control team and monthly close process, including journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and closing legal entity books
* Processing all monthly changes to leases
* Owning all lease related journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations
* Developing strong cross functional relationships with FP&A, legal and global accounting teams
* Assisting in maintaining and improving internal controls and processes
* Supporting the wider team with ongoing projects

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA part or fully qualified
* Minimum of 3 years' accounting experience in a large company or accounting firm
* Experience with lease accounting
* Strong Excel
* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
* Self-starter, takes initiative, highly motivated
* Ability to multi task and be flexible regarding changing priorities and tight deadlines
* Ability to perform critical analysis and thinking, prioritize and problem solve
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.