Role details

Financial Accountant

City of London   •   £350 - £450 per day (£90,993 - £116,991)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Contract role to run through until April 2017, Year End experience crucial
  • Smaller finance team so experience of managing full year end process is key

About Our Client

My client are a well reputed Investment Bank with global operations. Their UK office is in the City of London which is where the successful Financial Accountant will be based.

Job Description

The Financial Accountant will have the following key responsibilities:

* Produce detailed Excel based models for annual financial statements

* Link these through to Word based annual accounts

* Control of the annual accounts timetable, ensuring note disclosure data is obtained in a timely

and accurate manner

* Act as the co‐ordination point with the on‐site external audit team

* Ensure that a full audit trail is maintained, and made available to auditors, for balance sheet

accounts, including trading balances (securities, repos, derivatives, collateral), Profit and loss,

and related party

* Produce year end "business allocation" schedules for the London business, which attribute

personnel costs to other group entities.

The Successful Applicant

The successful applicant for the Financial Accountant role will have the following skills and experience:

* Qualified accountant.

* Experience with production of annual financial statements, preferably for a financial services institution

* Experience with external auditors

* Microsoft Excel to a high level, Microsoft Word to a high level

* Problem solving skills and good technical accounting abilities, including exposure to IFRS

* Ability to meet demanding deadlines and to work long hours if required

What's on Offer

£350 - £450 per day depending on experience

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