Senior Financial Accountant (FTSE 100)

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant (FTSE 100)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 20% Bonus & Excellent Bens
Reference: CG2801SFA_1580234518
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 28, 2020 18:02

Job Description

Our client, a market leading household brand name, with a fantastic reputation for development and reward, is looking to source a confident and credible Senior Financial Accountant to join its talented team. This is a great role, working in an innovative area of the business that aims to offer dynamic solutions to meet and exceed client needs.

You'll be responsible for all management and financial accounting, which includes ensuring all transactions are recorded correctly and meet both the Group and statutory reporting requirement.

Main duties include:
* Manage, develop and coach a direct report (Finance Analyst)
* Own the monthly financial accounting and control processes including all revenue and certain costs
* Ensure compliance with regulatory obligations including corp tax returns
* Liaise with relevant teams to prepare and communicate month end timetable to wider stakeholders
* Coordinate and deliver the monthly balance sheet reconciliations process
* Review individual P&L and balance sheets to ensure accuracy
* Manage relationships with Group Reporting Team and Internal Auditors
* Drive the ongoing agenda for process improvement and identifying better ways of working

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Trained in a Top 6 Accounting Practice or in a fast-paced, blue chip organisation
* Strong technical knowledge and capable of preparing financial accounts
* Ability to work at pace, whilst keeping standard consistently high
* A proactive and creative approach to tasks and problem solving
* Excellent communication skills, capable of building relationships with a range of levels and stakeholders

This is a truly exciting opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic Financial Accountant to join a highly sought-after employer that can accelerate careers in a rotational and progressive culture. You'll also benefit from a working in a fun and flexible environment, with an obvious emphasis on people and working towards common goals.