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Financial Accountant (Senior)

Job Title: Financial Accountant (Senior)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
REF: MTF230120_1579790001
Contact Name: Matt Funge
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Accountant (Senior)
Central London
£50,000 - £55,000 + benefits

Our client is a very large, instantly recognisable brand who are currently seeking an experienced senior accountant to join their finance team primarily to offer support and expertise during various ongoing changes to one of their sub-brands. The role will involve responsibility for all financial and management accounting, in order to adhere to company and statutory reporting requirements. The ideal candidate will be a strong technical accountant who is experienced and comfortable in business partnering.

Key responsibilities
- Responsibility and ownership of all financial accounts processes relating to the sub-brand in question
- Oversee the delivery of the monthly balance sheet reconciliation, including detailed analysis
- Keeping in line with all necessary regulatory compliance, including Corporate Tax Returns and preparation of statutory accounts
- Confident and clear communication with relevant colleagues in order to allow all stakeholders to be aware of financial performance
- Work closely with internal auditors in providing all requested information
- Manage the external audit process for the sub-brand entity
- Maintain close relationship and lines of communication with the wider Group
- Identify and put into practice process improvements as necessary
- Offer support and training to the team as needed, on an ongoing basis
- Line management of 1 direct report, offering guidance and support where required

Candidate requirements
- Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
- Extensive experience in financial accounting
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
- Confident communication and influencing skills
- Commercially minded individual
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Line management experience is a must
- High energy personality who can work quickly and efficiently