Senior Financial Accountant

Location
England, London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
02 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
14027996/001
Contact
James Skeath
Qualification Level
Newly qualified
Professional Membership
ACA (ICAEW)
Contract Type
Permanent


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.

Description
  • 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.






Profile
  • 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






Desirable
  • 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