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Financial Accountant

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Jasneel Sehmi
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  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 11 July 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000009162_1623417947

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 members' 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; provide technical advice and analytical 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.