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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

  • Job reference

    JO0000009162_1618491875

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jasneel Sehmi

  • Contact email:

    jass@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000009162_1618491875

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A market leading and high-growth FTSE listed Consumer Technology business has an opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join their team on a 6-month Fixed Term Contract £50-55k based in London/Hertfordshire

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in the month and quarter end close process and related responsibilities for the accounting department including reviewing other team member's work.
  • Recording, classifying, and summarizing financial transactions and events in accordance with IFRS.
  • Providing financial analysis for all disclosures in the annual report and statutory accounts
  • Compilation of policies, procedures and guidelines over areas of responsibility, looking to improve processes and internal controls
  • Partnering closely with Commercial Finance, including understanding the budget/forecast for the relevant area(s) in detail and attending stakeholder meetings as and when required
  • Liaising with the local and international commercial teams
  • Various project and ad hoc analysis to support business decisions. Aiding internal customers in compiling financial information; providing technical advice and analytic support

Key Candidate requirements:

  • An Accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • A good understanding of financial reporting and month-end
  • Strong knowledge of accounting standards IFRS/FRS 101
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to build key stakeholder relationships with both finance and non - finance professionals.
  • Effectively be able to manage tight workload and deadlines.