Financial Accountant

Boston Hale
45000.00 - 48000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 – GBP48000/annum
11 Feb 2019
11 Mar 2019
Contract type
Full time
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

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