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Graduate Accountant

Graduate Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Part-qualified & Transactional Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Daniel Block

  • Contact email:

    danielb@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000007639_1571243052

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-15

  • Startdate:

    16/10/2019

  • Consultant:

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My Client are a leading Financial Services company Based in the City of London, they are currently recruiting for a high calibre graduate to join their finance team as a group graduate accountant. The role will provide a great opportunity for someone with a Upper 2:1 degree or higher, to start a career with a truly progressive company.

The roles duties include:


Assist and support the Group Management Accountant and the Group Internal Reporting Manager in the production and delivery of internal based reporting activities:

-Consolidated monthly management accounts and associated materials
-Annual budget, three-year plan and any in-year reforecast
-Monitoring of KPIs and reporting on drivers of change
-Lender and other external stakeholder material
-Ad hoc analysis as required to support strategic objectives of the CFO
-Modelling financial impact of group wide projects

1Anticipated to provide some support for financial accounting and external reporting activities such as:

-Assist in the production of month end for head office legal entities
-Group year-end process
-Other adhoc responsibilities

2Establish strong links with divisional finance teams
3Support group wide change initiatives as required
4Support and collegiate responsibility for tax, corporate finance and treasury



Key accountabilities (what you are measured on)

1.Effective delivery of monthly management accounts and other reporting requirements (e.g. lender presentations)
2.Timely and effective delivery of the annual budget and any reforecast and Medium Term Plan as required
3.Ability to learn on the job and take on tasks delegated by line manager
4.Effective delivery of ad hoc responsibilities

Key competencies (skills, knowledge and experience)

1.Data manipulation and analysis
2.MS Excel
3.Effective communication skills and strong team player
4.Ability to build relationships across the Group
5.Efficient and highly organised
6.Attention to detail
7.Pro-active and strategic approach to work
8.Willingness to learn and work under pressure to tight deadlines
9.Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing business environment and Group Structure
10.Understanding of basic accounting principles ideal but not required