Role details

Senior Financial Accountant

City of London   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • My client requires a qualified accountant to join their busy finance team
  • Must have Product Control experience and core accounting skills

About Our Client

My client is a leading brokerage service provider, working with clients in a range of markets such as fixed income, equity, and commodity instruments.

Job Description

The successful Senior Financial Accountant will be responsible for:

  • To ensure the accuracy of the financial information prepared
  • To participate in the overseeing of the daily activities within the finance function
  • To participate in the preparing and policing of financial controls, maintaining appropriate procedures and that controls are sufficient to safeguard the assets of the company
  • Responsibility for overseeing the Product Control function, to ensure P&L's / positions are accurately managed and reported.
  • To oversee subsidiary returns and reports (financial and regulatory).
  • Review VAT return information for submission
  • Daily / monthly tasks covering finance / product control, ensuring that checklists are signed off
  • Reconciliation of Balance Sheet and P&L to underlying books and records.
  • Review of daily bank reconciliations.

The Successful Applicant

The Senior Financial Accountant will be:

  • Organised, self-motivated with the ability to work accurately, efficiently and prioritise under pressure
  • Work to deadlines
  • Use of own initiative during problem solving and project appraisal, with the ability to work without direct assistance
  • Ideally, but not essential, some prior experience of commodity accounting (futures, options, FX), including the understanding and ability to interpret regulatory requirements.
  • Ideally, but not essential, prior banking experience
  • Previous exposure to multi-currency reporting environment.
  • IT literate (good Microsoft office skills including strong Excel skills)
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and spoken) at all levels, internally and externally
  • Team player

What's on Offer

This position will be a 3 month contract, with the potential to extend after this initial period.

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