Financial Accountant

Accountancy & Finance
Central London, London
£45,000 - £48,000 per annum
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Financial Accountant

My client, a prestigious London University, is looking to recruit a Financial Accountant. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone currently in audit who is looking for their first role out of practice.

The successful candidate will be looking for a financial accounting role with managerial responsibilities.

Day to day duties:

  • Assisting in the preparation of the consolidated financial statements, including preparing and reviewing information provided by other departments/divisions
  • Responsible for endowments and investments, maintaining and updating general ledger and funds software
  • Producing and distributing monthly and ad-hoc financial reports
  • Taking an active role in meetings with budget holders
  • Preparing monthly reconciliations
  • Supporting external financial reporting including UK GAAP and US GAAP financial statements
  • Analysing sundry accruals and prepayments
  • Analysing entity level financial results for accuracy and feedback adjustments on a monthly basis
  • Providing financial and accounting services to subsidiary companies
  • Managing up to 3 staff and developing their skill sets to deliver services required
  • Contributing to various financial policy decisions
  • Completing various ad-hoc duties as required

Required skills:

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Strong Excel skills
  • ACA qualified, ideally from Big 4
  • Excellent communication skills

Reference: BBBH2561

Posted On: February 11, 2019