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Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £350 - £375 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: RB102_1557246119
Contact Name: Rahela Begum
Contact Email: rahela@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group is currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Accountant for a private equity backed asset management company based in Central London.

The role will be required to work on the Financial Data Readiness (FDR) stream. This work stream is focused on reviewing the financial information for all entities within the platform to ensure the information is valid, accurate and complete. The main focus for the FDR is to ensure the data migrated onto Yardi will be consistent and correct across the group. There is also capacity to get involved in spin off projects as a result of the review process.

The key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Managing the relevant team to report back on key points
  • Reviewing TBs for projects to identify material balances that require further analysis
  • Obtaining supporting information from service providers to ensure financial data is accurate
  • Liaising with external service providers
  • Mapping TBs to the new Yardi chart of accounts (COA) including segment analysis
  • Setting and managing of controls and processes
  • Other ad hoc duties as necessary

Skills/experience required

  • Strong experience of financial accounting (ideally audit-trained)
  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualification
  • Experience in property environment desirable
  • Yardi Yoyager experience desirable
  • Self-starter who can build relationships in the office and with key personnel on site
  • Strong character needed in order to obtain information from non-finance staff and also able to communicate effectively with non-accountants
  • Ideal candidate would be sociable, positive and a good team-player