Role details

Financial Accountant

City of London   •   £35 - £40 per hour (£72,794 - £83,194)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Financial Accountant, Finance, Temporay
  • Central London, Full Time

About Our Client

My client is a well-known FTSE 250 company who are looking for a Qualified Accountant to join their dynamic, fast paced finance function for a duration of 4 weeks.

Job Description

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Monthly review and reporting and ad hoc analysis for overhead departments
  • Accounting for the UK investment holding companies, including:
  • Monthly accounts and journals
  • Monthly bank reconciliations
  • Annual budgets
  • Bi-annual forecasts
  • Hyperion reporting; monthly, budget, forecasts, half year and year end
  • Statutory accounts, including HMRC tagging
  • Annual tax and transfer pricing returns
  • Minor/ad hoc company secretarial tasks
  • Preparation of the balance sheet reconciliations for BBI on a monthly basis
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Annual PAYE settlement return
  • General ledger accounting software administration
  • Responding to ad hoc queries from Group Head Office
  • Liaising with Auditors

The Successful Applicant


You must be a qualified Accountant to apply for this position (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent) and hold a Qualified Finance Degree (result 2:1 minimum)

You will also ideally:

  • Have strong curiosity and a quick learner
  • Flexibility to deal with several tasks at the same time with a keen eye for detail
  • Effective communicator, both orally and in writing
  • High level of initiative
  • Must be able to complete priority tasks to a high standard on schedule
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Hard worker
  • Good people skills, upwards, downwards and with peers
  • Up to date with accounting issues and requirements (UK GAAP and IFRS)
  • Strong Excel and Word skills

What's on Offer

My client is offering a hourly salary of £35-£40 per hour dependant on experience with an immediate start.

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