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Senior Financial Accountant - Transport- £60-65k

Hays Senior Finance
London, England / London, West End, England / England, City of London, London
GBP50000.00 - GBP60000.00 per annum
Closing date
15 Jun 2023

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Transport and logistics
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
You will be working for an industry-leading, award-winning transport operator working on an exciting project based in the City of London. Sitting within a medium-size finance team providing a fantastic opportunity to join a well-know company at an exciting time. The business has a turnover of c. £200 million and is constantly growing.

Your new role
You will be working as a Senior Financial Accountant reporting to the Head of Finance. Key responsibilities include:

  • Full production of the statutory accounts
  • Preparing balance sheet reconciliations including payroll, fixed assets & taxes
  • Producing short-term cash forecasts and analysing opportunities to maximise budget
  • Full responsibility of all tax returns including VAT, CIS, PSA & Corporation tax
  • Liaise with auditors for financial year-end and the group's calendar year-end
  • Involvement with ad-hoc project work to support the Head of Finance & FD

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to be a recently ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant with exposure to preparing statutory accounts looking for your next role. Must have strong communication skills and eagerness to get involved with the team.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a generous benefits package including free TfL travel for you and another nominated person of your choice. Fantastic opportunity for a recently qualified accountant to gain exposure in industry working for an exciting company.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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