Statutory Financial Accountant

Job Title: Statutory Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH87559
Contact Name: Edward Cardona
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 19, 2021 16:26

Job Description

Handle are currently in partnership with a market leading e-commerce/retail brand, who are looking for a Statutory Accountant. This is a 12-month, fixed term contract which will start remotely, and then have a 50/50 split when return to normal. My client is ideally looking for a top 10 practice qualified candidate from audit.

Working closely with the Financial Controller, you will take responsibility of preparing the statutory and consolidated accounts for the whole group.

Key responsibilities -

  • Produce individual and consolidated statutory accounts for the group
  • Production of year end audit files and liaise with auditors
  • Daily and weekly cashflow forecasting
  • Keep up to date with new accounting standards
  • Work closely with the Commercial Finance Team and assist with their reporting
  • Assist with stats and tax reporting
  • Balance sheet reconciliations

Candidate profile -

  • ACA (or equivalent) from a top 10 practice firm
  • Solid accounting experience including statutory accounting, tax, and consolidation
  • Experience in managing the end to end statutory process, including liaising with auditors
  • Experience of producing budgets and forecast
  • Have excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of Navision would be highly advantageous

Handle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.