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Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £275 - £300 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH66187
Contact Name: Edward Cardona
Contact Email: edward.cardona@handle.co.uk
Job Published: April 26, 2019 16:44

Job Description

Financial Accountant needed for a global FMCG organisation on an interim basis. This is a technical accounting role where your main responsibility will be to ensure that all the weekly, monthly and annual reporting requirements are met, accurately and on time.

If you've got a strong technical skill set and have worked in another large business, we'd love to hear from you!

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a market leading brand with a really social and vibrant culture.

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting of actuals, forecasts and budgets for the Group.
  • Deliver UK group wide financial results and assist with reporting and technical queries.
  • Accurate preparation of monthly/quarterly reporting packs
  • Key audit liaison
  • Ensure that the cash flow forecasting is accurate throughout the business and liaise with relevant department heads
  • Ensure all month-end reporting is done precisely and on time
  • Assistant with monthly bank reconciliations
  • Analysis of general ledger accounts for tax returns
  • Other ad hoc reporting, analysis requirements, regular liaison with all aspect of finance

Candidate requirements

  • ACA or ACCA Qualified Accountant
  • Must have worked in a large international business, ideally FMCG but not essential
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • University degree in Finance or similar accounting qualification

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.