Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West London, London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH80695
Contact Name: Edward Cardona
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 29, 2019 17:16

Job Description

Financial Accountant needed for a hugely popular, global media brand. This is a 6-month contract role working within their Shared Service Centre in West London. The role plays a key part within the division, where you will be responsible for the accounting and reporting of all business activities. This will include - weekly/quarterly reporting of the P&L, balance sheets and other financial reports.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified Accountant, to work at highly reputable business and also gain some good business partnering experience.

Key responsibilities include -

  • Ensure that timely and accurate quarter-end accounting and reporting are completed
  • Business partner with local finance and compliance teams to make sure the business is in compliance with US GAAP
  • Continuously look for process improvements to streamline reporting
  • Complete quarterly P&L variance analysis
  • Support the Shared Service Centre management with ad-hoc project work
  • Ensure various business reports are prepared in a timely basis with detailed commentary

Candidate requirements -

  • Qualified Accountant ACA/ACCA/CIMA or qualified by experience
  • Proven experience of building relationships, both internally and externally
  • In depth knowledge of US GAAP
  • Be an excellent communicator, both verbally and written
  • SAP experience is highly desirable
  • Strong Excel skills

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