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Senior Financial Accountant (FTSE 100)

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant (FTSE 100)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Bens
REF: CG0808SFA_1533747923
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a brand with a phenomenal reputation for innovation, as well as market leading status, is looking to source a talented Senior Financial Accountant to join a newly created team, at this pivotal time. Reporting to an FD, you will play a key part in supporting the migration of a recently acquired business into the wider group. You will be responsible for all management and financial accounting, ensuring transactions are recorded and establishing a 'best in class' mentality, to set the precedent for future transitions.

This is a great first step into the business, where you will undoubtedly build momentum and credibility quickly, before looking for your next internal move around the 18 month mark. The client have a strong track record for talent planning and can provide further development in all areas of finance, whether your ambitions lie in Commercial, FP&A or wider Business Partnering.

Main duties include:
* Line managing and mentoring a part-qualified/finalist, including objective setting and regular 1-2-1's
* Owning monthly financial accounting and control processes for new business, including all revenue and payroll costs
* Ensure compliance including corporate tax returns and appropriate revenue recognition guidelines
* Liaise with relevant teams to prepare and communicate month end timetable to wider stakeholders
* Coordinate and deliver monthly balance sheet reconciliation process, highlighting risks and opportunities
* Manage relationships with Group Reporting and Internal Audit
* Develop and build manual work around in the initial migration phase, including process control documentation
* Ongoing process improvement

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Proven experience preparing financial accounts and technical skills
* Commercially astute with clear business acumen
* Great communication skills, able to influence audiences of varying backgrounds
* Capable of working at pace in a changing environment
* Highly motivated and career minded
* Confident and engaging personality, with a positive attitude towards work

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