Financial Accounting Manager

Job Title: Financial Accounting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Reference: 3693328_1576765789
Contact Name: Jan McQuaker
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2019 14:29

Job Description

Your new company

This is a fantastic opportunity working with one of the largest social housing providers in London. Working in a high profile role you will be the lead "technical" accountant will be statutory accounts, statistical returns, financial reporting and accounting advice on a wide variety of accounting issues.

Your new role

  • responsible for ensuring the statutory accounts are completed on time and with a clean audit opinion
  • responsible for ensuring that transactions are recorded correctly on the finance system and subsequently accounted for correctly
  • ensure the chart of accounts is fit for purpose for both business and financial reporting
  • responsible for intercompany balances ensuring they are fully reconciled Complete required statistical returns including the FVA return in a timely manner
  • assist the Head of Reporting in ensuring strong financial controls are in place across the business
  • be responsible for balance sheet integrity, ensuring that regular reconciliations are done and balances are understood

What you'll need to succeed

You will be a qualified accountant and have very strong technical knowledge. The successful candidate may not come from housing but will be able to get to know the key issues in the sector. You will be able to demonstrate strong management skills. You may not have lead such a large team (11 in total) but you will have leadership qualities and be happy to take on the challenge.


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