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Senior Accountant

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    LMA UK Finance & Accounting

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Suzanne Renwick

  • Contact email:

    Suzanne.renwick@lmarecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH438954_1709832042

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-04-06

  • Client:

    LMA

  • Salary: £75K-£85K
  • Location: City of London
  • Hybrid working : 3 days office-based
  • Excellent Benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the month-end close process, including journal entries, reconciliations, and variance analysis.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial results in accordance with IFRS and regulatory requirements.
  • Reconcile daily merchant liabilities and dues to customers to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, generating timely and accurate reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Stay updated with regulatory changes in the financial services industry, ensuring company adherence to all relevant regulations.
  • Coordinate external audits, address audit queries, and ensure accurate representation of financial data.
  • Timely VAT reporting and compliance with taxation requirements.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements within the finance function and implement best practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support business initiatives and streamline financial procedures.
  • Manage a team, providing guidance and mentoring to junior members of the finance team.

Essential Experience and Qualifications:

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA, or CIMA) with 3-5 years PQE
  • Proven experience in the financial services industry, preferably within a regulated payment acquirer or similar environment.
  • A thorough understanding of Client Fund reconciliations
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and financial regulations.
  • Experience managing external audits and interacting with auditors.
  • Proficient in using NetSuite and Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience in team management.

Desirable:

  • Intercompany matrix experience