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Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Salary: £48500.00 - £53500.00 per annum
Reference: 3579526_1556787630
Contact Name: Steven O'Connell
Contact Email: daxtra.ukit@hays.com
Job Published: May 02, 2019 10:00

Job Description

Your new company

My client is a governmental agency that is based in Central London. They are currently recruiting for a Senior Accountant on a 14-month fixed term contract.

Your new role

Reporting to the Chief Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing monthly management accounts and leading on the budget management process. This will include maintaining up to date budget forecasts by liaison with budget holders and project managers. Moreover, you will lead on components of the annual accounts which will include preparation of disclosures and liaising with external auditors. In addition, you will manage team of three Finance Assistants who work mainly on transaction processing and who also support budgeting and accounting. Furthermore, you will undertake/oversee routine finance tasks including: general ledger maintenance; preparation of KPIs; payroll and other reconciliations; monitoring certain outsourced finance functions; and managing relevant issues and actions.

What you'll need to succeed

It is essential to be a qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) accountant. It is essential to have experience of producing annual accounts and monthly management accounts and having experience of successful budget management for an entity or medium-sized business, including the application of expenditure controls.

What you'll get in return

In return, you will receive a salary of between £48500 - £53500 per annum, depending on experience, plus an excellent benefits package working for a prestigious governmental agency in an excellent Central London location.

What you need to do now

In order to be considered, please apply ASAP.

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