Role details

Financial Accountant

London   •   £200 - £300 per day (£51,996 - £77,994)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Financial accountant for year end accounts
  • Implementation and development of financial procedures

About Our Client

The client is a university within London with a focus on academic excellence. The focus is on innovation and creative thinking, with an investment in teaching and research. The university has placed an emphasis on developing its facilities to drive towards a world-class quality of education.

Job Description

The financial accountant will be responsible for, but not limited to;

  • Planning and production of the annual accounts
  • Assisting the financial controller to ensure effective liaison with auditors
  • Accounting for government capital grants on balance sheets in the monthly accounts in accordance to GAAP accounting policies
  • Developing training and resources for university VAT and tax matters, emphasising practical applications of these
  • Ad hoc support for the deputy financial controller and financial controller where necessary
  • Implementation of necessary accounting and process changes
  • Consolidations of UK subsidiary companies into the parent company
  • Being the first point of contact for auditors and implementing action from the audit

The Successful Applicant

The successful financial accountant requires a recognised accounting qualification alongside;

  • Experience of year end procedures
  • Strong reporting skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Knowledge of higher education and university finances
  • Understanding of the necessity for financial and system controls

What's on Offer

The successful financial accountant will be offered between £200 and £300 per day with flexible working hours.

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