Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: W. End, London, England
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH78631
Contact Name: Edward Cardona
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 12, 2019 15:53

Job Description

Financial Accountant needed for an instantly recognisable publishing business! This is a 6 month contract where the main purpose of this role, will be to identify, streamline and improve the companies reporting processes. The ideal candidate will be ACA qualified (or equivalent) with a couple of years post qualification experience in a similar industry position.

Key responsibilities

  • Formalise monthly/quarterly process and reporting of balance sheet reviews
  • Review existing controls and processes, recommending improvements and implementing accordingly
  • Documentation of processes, controls, policies and procedures
  • Prepare accounting papers to support new or changed initiatives
  • Support interim audit & year end processes
  • Formalise process around monthly reconciliations. This could involve redesigning templates, supporting teams in terms of delivery, following up on key actions
  • Work with wider finance team to develop a monthly reporting dashboard & KPI's
  • Develop & maintain a risk register
  • Provide support on ad hoc queries & projects

This is a fantastic opportunity for a hands on finance professional, to work for a highly reputable brand. The successful candidate will have a strong background of controls and process improvements and be willing to roll their sleeves up and get stuck in. You will need to be a self-starter who can work on your own initiative and bring forward ideas and recommendations.

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