Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: RB566_1562061007
Contact Name: Rahela Begum
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

The Consultancty Group are currently recruiting a Senior Financial Accountant for a FTSE Technology buisness based in the City of London.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the finance team and wider business to manage and communicate the deadlines and processes required for the month end reporting
  • Ensure all balance sheet accounts are reconciled in a timely manner, including goods received system accruals. Manage the project and capex accounting in SAP.
  • Agree the intercompany transactions and ensure these are reflected in the correct place along with preparing accruals, prepayments and other journals as required.
  • Prepare the statutory income statement and statement of financial position each month for the board pack with relevant commentary.
  • Support the control environment and suggest improvements to processes and controls where possible.
  • Review and update formal process documents (such as the delegation of authority document and ensure the system is updated to match)
  • Assist with the interim and year end audit and be the main point of contact on testing enquiries.
  • Support preparation of accounting papers for presentation at the Audit Committee
  • Prepare notes to the accounts for the Annual Report and Accounts.
  • Support with planned SAP HANA upgrade.

Essential Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA preferably with first time passes)
  • Strong Excel knowledge
  • Experience of both balance sheet and P&L reporting, ideally exposure to a full set of accounts
  • Strong communicator with the ability to adapt communication style for finance or non-finance individuals
  • Pro-active and comfortable working in a fast-paced, changing environment Desirable
  • Experience of working with a shared service centre (accounts payable)
  • Experience of working with large data sets
  • Big 4 trained
  • Previous use of SAP accounting software