Senior Financial Accountant - City of London

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant - City of London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Reference: JN -092020-452669
Contact Name: Lydia Lahouasnia
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 18, 2020 23:02

Job Description

An exciting, rapidly growing, mature start up Financial Services Company, is looking to appoint a high calibre Financial Accountant to report into the Head of Finance.

The company is about to embark upon an exciting period of growth and transformation, and this is a great opportunity to get involved in the journey.

We are looking for a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CA) with experience within Financial Services to make a move into a new, dynamic, and fast-growing company. This will provide a fantastic stepping stone for anyone looking for a long-term career path to Head of Finance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Month end processes and controls
  • Annual statutory accounts, including liaison with external auditors
  • Corporation Tax returns and ensuring business complies with all applicable tax regulations
  • Production of key monthly and annual reports for statutory and regulatory reporting
  • Operating and enhancing financial controls including balance sheet reconciliations
  • Supporting the delivery of projects and continuous process improvements
  • Maintain and evaluate financial systems, suggesting improvements where needed

Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience with statutory accounts preparation within Financial Services / Structured finance/ Securitisation/ Hedge accounting
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant ACA, ACCA, CA
  • 3+ years' experience within Financial Services
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with general ledger functions, month end and year end close processes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Salary between £60-70K plus Bonus and Benefits.

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