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Financial Accountant

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    LMA UK Finance & Accounting

  • Job type:

    Temporary & Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £75000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Suzanne Renwick

  • Contact email:

    Suzanne.renwick@lmarecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH437028_1705682327

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2024-02-18

  • Client:

    LMA

6 months FTC

Salary: up to £75K
Hybrid : Monday and Wednesday office based + 1 additional day per month
Location: Short walk from London Victoria station


The Role

Purpose

This role will be responsible for the bookkeeping, month-end close financial reporting, monthly reconciliations, assisting with the year-end audit, production of annual audited financial statements and supporting the overseas team with management of information for its entities

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the day-to-day work carried out by the overseas team of three people
  • Assisting with the real-time bookkeeping for the entities
  • Ensuring good financial controls are followed and process improvement where necessary
  • Reviewing month-end reconciliations and trial balances for all entities for accuracy and completeness
  • Production of annual financial statements for all entities in accordance with IFRS, liaising with auditors in the UK and overseas
  • Ensure all overseas VAT and withholding tax returns (prepared by overseas providers) are completed and submitted on time
  • Assist the team in collating information to drive for automated solutions in reporting and planning to help find efficiency's, accuracy & insights


The Candidate
Background, skills, aptitude

  • Qualified Accountant with extensive financial accounting experience based in an investment or financial services organisation; processing and preparing IFRS accounts (preferable with exposure to smaller accounts of Subsidiaries & Overseas Offices)
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Experience of Infor SunSystems and Q&A is preferable
  • Experience of designing, building and implementing processes from scratch