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Financial Reporting Accountant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: George Campbell Wilson
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 24/08/2023
  • Expiry Date: 23 September 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000013270_1692869965

Role: Financial Reporting Accountant - Financial Services (FX Brokerage) - Based 5 days a week in Mayfair, London

Salary: £65,000 - £75,000

Cedar Financial Services are recruiting for a Financial Reporting Accountant position to join a high growth FX Brokerage, based in Mayfair London. The Company is pulling in revenue's of circa £30m and are on a growth trajectory aiming to double that in the next couple of years. The successful candidate will be reporting directly to an impressive Group Financial Controller and will take the lead on all the Group regulatory reporting (in line with the FCA), audit processes and be involved in strategy and analysis.


  • Coordination and management of the quarterly and annual external audits of the Group companies, being the point of contact and responsible for issue resolution during that time.
  • Prepare the interim and year-end financial reporting timetables, monitor progress and drive action to deliver against key milestones and ultimately completion of the annual report and accounts.
  • Preparation and review of working and technical accounting papers for external auditors
  • Assistance in the production of the Group's strategic reports.
  • Ownership of discrete accounting processes and related accounts disclosures, for example goodwill, going concern and related parties.
  • On an ad-hoc basis, take the lead on technical reporting issues, assessing the impact of new accounting requirements.
  • Maintain a detailed and up to date knowledge of all matters related to UK GAAP and IFRS and other relevant regulatory accounting requirements.
  • To carry out investigations and such other duties as may be required including ad hoc project work.
  • Supporting the finance team in month end closing and financial analysis.
  • Credit applications assessments
  • Drive continuous improvement and automation by designing and implementing new processes as well as internal controls to incorporate evolving business needs and reporting requirements

Application Criteria:

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA Qualified
  • Excellent analytical skills and a strong understanding of relevant UK Accounting Standards


  • Experience Auditing FS Clients and a strong technical knowledge of Regulatory reporting in line with FCA requirements.


  • Hands on experience in regulatory reporting inside a Financial Services business


  • Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
  • Disc Bonus 10% - 15%
  • Enhanced package:
  • Travel Subsidies
  • Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension match 7%
  • 25 days holiday
  • 8:30 - 5:30 office hours