Role details

Accountant

London   •   £70,000 - £75,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Exciting opportunity for an Accountant to join an established firm
  • Well rounded role within the commodities

About Our Client

The firm have a presence in over 140 countries employing more than 60 nationalities with interests in key infrastructure facilities across the globe.

Job Description

The Accountant based in London will have the following responsibilities:

  • Preparation of the financial accounting, management reporting, budgeting and performing the finance control function for the firm which includes:
  1. Monthly P&L reconciliation
  2. Balance sheet integrity
  3. Weekly working capital reporting and analysis
  4. Monthly cash flow reporting and forecasting
  5. Monthly management reports with commentary
  • Perform the business partner role for the firm.
  • Identify control improvements and efficiency opportunities around the existing processes.
  • Finance representative for the firm dealing with adhoc requests from operations, risk and front office.
  • Become knowledgeable of the Group accounting and risk policy & procedures whilst ensuring compliance and recommend improvements where necessary.
  • Work closely and manage relationships with the front office, operations, risk, derivative control, treasury and Group finance teams.
  • Contribute to the continuous system process improvement initiative and the final implementation stages of the physical trading system.
  • Manage the external audit process including the preparation of statutory accounts for the firm.

The Successful Applicant

The Accountant based in London will have the following exposure:

  • A qualified accountant who has worked in a fast paced environment


  • Experience gained from working in a trading, resource or banking organisation with exposure to hard commodities.


  • IT literate and knowledge of accounting systems (Ideally SUN & Hyperion). Experience of Brady trading system preferred. Proficient in English. Demonstrates commercial awareness.


  • Explains issues clearly and can present problems in an easy to understand manner.


  • Escalates control or risk issues where necessary.

What's on Offer

Excellent career prospects and salary package

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