Role details

Financial Accountant

City of London   •   £50,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Opportunity for a newly qualified accountant to join a progressive firm
  • A wroldwide leading investment management firm in expansion mode

About Our Client

Our client are a global independent investment management who deliver a wide range of strategic advisory, restructuring and funds advisory services to corporations and institutional investors across the world.

The firm are expanding rapidly at this stage hence the need for a new member of the international finance team.

Job Description

The Financial Accountant based in London will have the following responsibilities:

* Responsibility for preparing and posting daily & monthly journal entries and thereby ensuring that the books and records of the relevant entities are up to date and accurate at all times: o Entities in scope are the UK, Spanish, Hong Kong and Australian operating entities

* Assist in preparation of the quarterly VAT returns for UK, Spanish and Australian entities, understanding the workings and review with external tax advisors

* Responsibility for ensuring full understanding and review of legal entities, preparing trend analysis and monthly commentary on the entities activities

* Assisting in preparation of the annual financial statements and dealing with the various stakeholders involved in the annual and interim audits

* Assisting with reporting and disclosure requirements prescribed by the US Finance team under US GAAP for quarterly and annual reporting

* Preparation of data and information for US and local tax filings

* Liaison with the Payroll Department for the payrolls on the various entities, responsibility for compensation postings, dividend distributions and vesting events for a number of legal entities

* Monthly management reporting including but not limited to cash flows and expense analysis

* Extensive liaison with the deal teams and colleagues in the London/NY Finance team to prepare forecasts and ad-hoc management reports.

The Successful Applicant

The Financial Accountant will have had the following exposure:

We seek to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, and have excellent academic, leadership and extracurricular records. In addition, qualified candidates will possess the following:

* Newly qualified with hands on work experience in accounts preparation, creating journal entries and financial statements preparation

* Strong technical accounting and regulatory reporting requirements skills

* High level UKGAAP and overview of USGAAP knowledge

* Strong qualitative and analytical skills

* Strong communication skills both written and verbal

* Strong working knowledge of Excel

* Knowledge of Workday financial management system preferred but not essential

* A desire to work in a team environment, often under pressure

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation package offered to the right person

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