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Financial Accountant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £53000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus + share options + benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Andy Myerson
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  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 14 October 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011561_1663160560

A Financial Accountant is sought by a leading, global travel business. This brand name company combines a rich history and market leading position with the clout of having been recently acquired by a leading Fintech. The business is growing and is aiming to IPO in the near future; this newly created role will help support them along that journey.

Reporting to the Head of Group Reporting, the Financial Accountant will:

  • Support month / year end close inc. Balance Sheet, P&L & Cash Flow reporting along with relevant analysis.
  • Prepare annual financial statements and quarterly balance sheets; liaise with external auditors.
  • Implement new standards and procedures to enable better and more accurate reporting; ensure required documentation & internal controls are embedded where necessary.
  • Assist in the ERP implementation with the data migration to the new ERP (NetSuite).
  • Contribute to various ad hoc projects as the company continues to scale.

The ideal candidate for the position of Financial Accountant will:

  • Be a qualified accountant (likely ACA / ACCA).
  • Possess sound knowledge of FRS102 (with any US GAAP experience being an added bonus).
  • Have experience of reviewing / preparing financial statement inc. supporting notes & schedules.
  • Seek a role that is both challenging and rewarding in equal measure as the company scales.

Benefits package includes 10% bonus, share options, pension contributions and 25 days holiday.