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Financial Accountant - Visual effects

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £300.00 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Mike Foster
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 16 June 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH110050

Financial Accountant - Visual Effects

I am looking for a newly or part qualified Financial Accountant to join one of my clients here in London on an interim basis who specialise in immersive experiences globally. You will join a friendly team and guide more junior members on this journey. The key part of this role is reconciliations and process improvement.

Reports to: UK Finance Manager

Key responsibilities

  • Ownership in the resolution of open accounting issues
  • Ownership in the month-end global close of subsidiaries
  • Robust preparation of month-end balance sheet reconciliation for some of the subsidiaries within the group
  • Assisting the FC with variance analysis
  • Provide guidance on correct accounting treatment for junior members of staff
  • Lead monthly meetings with senior finance staff to review reconciliation and highlight any misstatements or material incorrect entries
  • Reviewing and identifying both control and process improvements
  • Overseeing the application of travel and expense claim policies
  • Assist with fieldwork for year-end statutory group audit
  • Updating process and accounting policy documents
  • Supporting the Finance Manager and FP&A Manager with adhoc tasks as required


  • Part or newly qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA Accountant with a proven track record in management accounting.
  • Knowledge of VAT and tax from a UK perspective
  • Experience of consolidation of multi-national, multi-currency group
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to investigate and understand variances and underlying reasons
  • Meticulous attention to detail and an inquiring mind for accurate financial reporting.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to confidently liaise with various departments and stakeholders.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to provide industry-leading customer service to internal and external customers.

This is a hybrid role with 3 days spent in Waterloo and 2 days WFH. Got the the required skills? Apply today. My client is in needs someone who is available immediately or has a short notice period.

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