Senior Financial Accountant

England, London
02 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
James Skeath
Qualification Level
Newly qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

The Senior Financial Accountant will manage the statutory reporting for both P& L and balance sheet, with a view to report accurate and timely information.

Client Details

My client is a FTSE 100 business services company headquartered in London.

  • Working with the finance team and wider business to manage and communicate the deadlines and processes required for the month end reporting.

  • Ensure all balance sheet accounts are reconciled in a timely manner, including goods received system accruals.

  • Manage the project and capex accounting in SAP.

  • Agree the intercompany transactions and ensure these are reflected in the correct place along with preparing accruals, prepayments and other journals as required.

  • Prepare the statutory income statement and statement of financial position each month for the board pack with relevant commentary.

  • Support the control environment and suggest improvements to processes and controls where possible.

  • Review and update formal process documents (such as the delegation of authority document and ensure the system is updated to match);

  • Assist with the interim and year end audit and be the main point of contact on testing enquiries;

  • Support preparation of accounting papers for presentation at the Audit Committee

  • Prepare notes to the accounts for the Annual Report and Accounts;

  • Support with planned SAP HANA upgrade.

  • Qualified accountant (ACA preferably with first time passes)

  • Strong Excel knowledge

  • Experience of both balance sheet and P&L reporting, ideally exposure to a full set of accounts

  • Strong communicator with the ability to adapt communication style for finance or non-finance individuals

  • Pro-active and comfortable working in a fast-paced, changing environment

  • Experience of working with a shared service centre (accounts payable)

  • Experience of working with large data sets

  • Big 4 trained

  • Previous use of SAP accounting software

Job Offer

A highly competitive package is on offer