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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Part-qualified & Transactional Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £38000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Daniel Block

  • Contact email:

    danielb@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000007877_1575387060

  • Published:

    2 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-02

  • Startdate:

    03/12/2019

  • Consultant:

    Daniel Block

We are looking for a Financial Accountant to join a leading hotel group based in West London
Position Summary
This is a hands-on Financial Accountant role managing the core finance function for the UK management company, including supplier processing & payments, invoicing, recharges, expense claims, cash book and month end close. Role may include capex schedules and other appropriate financial responsibilities.


Primary Responsibilities
1.Ensuring timely and accurate recording of financial transactions
2.Oversight of, and overall responsibility for, the production of the monthly financial accounts for the group management company as well as the associated property companies, with close support and liaison with Finance Business Partners to enable effective and timely distribution of internal reporting.
3.Ongoing review, development, implementation, communication and monitoring of financial controls and processes, supporting all key financial transaction processes.
4.Balance sheet control and reconciliation, ensuring completeness, relevance and accuracy of all ledgers.
5.Bank reconciliation, supplier reconciliation and fixed asset register maintenance.
6.Intercompany reconciliation.
7.Yr end budgeting and forecasts
8.Review of significant transactions to ensure policy and accounting standard compliance.
9.Managing the year-end financial close processes.
10.Managing stakeholder relationships
11.To develop effective relationships with relevant UK internal stakeholders.
12.Work closely with the other Regional Controllers and Group Financial Controller to drive effective ways of working, sharing of information, managing stakeholder expectations and role model effective leadership behaviours to encourage the teams to perform to the best of their abilities.
13.To develop a positive and productive working relationship with the commercial finance team to drive a proactive and value adding finance function.
14.Answer ad hoc queries from stakeholders and internal clients relating to payment processes, company credit card and expense claims.
15.Actively contributing towards the drive for continuous improvement, looking to maximise operational efficiency and improve upon standard operating procedures for all systems and processes.
16.Assistance with any finance department project.

Skills & Qualifications
1.Qualified or part qualified accountant.
2.Strong technical accounting knowledge.
3.Commercial expertise and finance experience.
4.Prior working experience maintaining books of account through to Trial Balance.
5.Ability to communicate and influence at all levels.
6.Strong business and client awareness.
What we look for
1.Qualified accountant ACA preferable (or ACCA)
2.Previous similar experience working within industry is advantageous
3.Sage X3 experience is advantageous
4.Team player and able to work pro actively with a wide remit
5.A strong ability to manage business/workflow priorities across a number of stakeholders.
Benefits
You will be joining a fun, growing but hard-working business. In addition to a salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience you'll receive the following:
1.50% employee discount on food and beverage within our hotels.
2.Free lunch in staff canteen
3.Employee rates at our hotels
4.Std employee benefits