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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

  • Location

    West Drayton, London

  • Sector:

    Part-qualified & Transactional Finance

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Natasha Bosquet

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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My client based in West Drayton is currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant to jon them on a permanent basis. General duties will involve the following:

Reporting & Analysis

  • Development and upkeep of an end to end capital reporting suite for LHMUK (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Creation and analysis of various value-add tools including benchmarking reports and operating models
  • Design of report writing, collation of commentary and preparation of regular and ad hoc presentations to internal and external stakeholders
  • The measuring and supporting of the operation of approved budgets to forecast to actual spend
  • Generation of other reports and tools as required

Capital Expenditure

  • Custodian of the Capital Expenditure process: policies, procedure, process and controls, training, implementation and review
  • Owner of the capital budget consolidation process and subsequent reporting on forecasting, spend and cash flow
  • Transactional responsibility for fixed asset additions
  • Supplier invoice capturing of all Capex invoices
  • Supplier statement reconciliations and payments
  • Responsibility for the fixed asset register and support in relation to the preparation of financial statements and audit of fixed assets
  • Business investment support including preparation of detailed feasibility business cases and calculation of discounted cash flows, NPV and IRR when required
  • Support in the review and approval of capital expenditure process
  • Manage capital approval process in accordance with the Delegation of Authority
  • Prepare relevant documentation and lead agenda for weekly FF&E review and approval

You will hold Finance or accounting degree (ideally ACA/ACCA) with experience in Financial Performance and/or Analysis. A strong track record of working in a commercial environment and be able to demonstrate excellent commercial acumen.

Experience of working in a corporate environment ideally with experience in the hospitality industry demonstrated would be beneficial.


  • Advanced/Expert Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint
  • Highly articulate and analytical - capability to interpret results and in turn support decision making
  • Strong systems ability: can comfortably working with accounting systems, data cubes and/or BI Tools
  • Able to correlate and sift data from a wide variety of sources and develop an understanding of business performance based on this data
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • High work/ transactional volume