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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Financial Accounting

  • Type:


  • Salary:

    £44500 - £54500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Davidson

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry Date:


Financial Accountant, 48 - 54K + Benefits (12 months FTC)

London | Remote

For a large education organisation in central London, we are recruiting a Financial Accountant to work with the Head of Financial Reporting in the preparation of consolidated financial statements. The Financial Accountant will prepare balance sheet reconciliations, produce statutory returns, and get involved in the Oracle systems implementation project. This role is for 12 months initially but could be extended / made permanent thereafter.

Main Duties:

  • Leading the preparation of statutory accounts for the Group and subsidiaries including schedules
  • Preparation of all statutory returns
  • Deputise for the Head of Financial Reporting
  • Responsible for the opening balances of the Group and subsidiaries
  • Ensuring accuracy and robustness of data in the nominal ledgers
  • Reconciliation of all period-end and closure
  • Year-end lead on the Finance system
  • Dealing with internal and external audit
  • Management and development of the Assistant Financial Accountant
  • Working as required on the Oracle implementation project including implementing financial controls, training processes and manuals
  • Cash-flow forecasting and authorisation of BACS payment runs

Person Specification:

  • ACA or CCAB qualified with strong financial accounting and controls experience
  • First-rate communication skills and the ability to liaise with dispersed stakeholders whilst maintaining influence and emotional sensitivity
  • External or internal audit experience and preparation of Statutory Accounts
  • Experience in a large, dynamic organisations
  • Experience in the implementation of new systems with associated training notes
  • Ideally advanced Excel, Oracle experience

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