Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Richmond upon Thames, London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 01/08/2020
Reference: 14104894/001_1597143447
Contact Name: Joe Harris
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 11, 2020 11:57

Job Description

Financial Accountant role with a balance of responsibilities that includes financial accounting, financial control, day to day accounting and stakeholder engagement.

Client Details

This London University is a unique institution that works on a global scale. With significant recent funding and ambitious plans for growth, the organisation is looking to drive improvement across corporate services, including the hire of two new qualified finance roles. Student numbers are looking strong and this role will play a key part in the ongoing improvement within the finance function.


  • Play a significant part in the preparation of the financial statements and annual audit process
  • Work closely with the financial controller to develop financial controls, policies and processes
  • Work closely with the junior finance team members on finance processes, including payroll, treasury and procurement.
  • Provide technical finance advice and support across the organisation to stakeholders at all levels.


You will be a full qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent). You will have an excellent understanding of technical finance and will have delivered strong financial reporting in your most recent role. Attention to detail is essential, as is the ability to liaise effectively with finance and non-finance stakeholders at all levels.

Job Offer

  • Salary up to £50,000
  • Private medical insurance
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Opportunity to study a course free of charge
  • Generous pension