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Financial Accountant ACA

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: £250 - £300 per day
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: KMACA
  • Recruiter: Kelvin Murphy
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Financial Accountant Opportunity - Newly qualified ACA (Big 4)

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a Media giant on a 6-9 month contract.

Overview of the company

My client, a world leader in the media and publishing industry are looking to add another member to a current project until the end of its lifespan, estimated at 6-9 months.

Overview of the opportunity

Working within this finance team your role will be to provide support to the team and ensure the Group meets its reporting, tax and internal deadlines while maintaining high quality output. Your duties will include:

  • Preparation & review of monthly management accounts, including profit and loss, balance sheet, variance analysis, KPIs and commentaries.
  • Budget, forecasting and analysis
  • Analysis, interpretation and communication of financial data to relevant stakeholders in support of internal reporting requirements
  • Support in consolidation accounting and reviews
  • Undertaking reviews of accounting across the group ensuring compliance with accounting standards working with stakeholders to fully understand commercial reality, applying and explaining accounting principles
  • Working with financial and operational teams to review processes and controls, identifying improvements and implementing solutions
  • Preparation of annual accounts for subsidiary companies
  • Preparation of tax packs and collation of information in support of tax requirements
  • Month-end accounts journals and control account reconciliations.
  • Preparation of monthly Group KPI reporting.
  • Calculation and preparation of quarterly VAT Returns.
  • Preparation of year end analysis and support to the audit process.
  • Work on ad-hoc projects as and when required.

Overview of the person:

You will be an ACA qualified accountant from a Top 4 Accountancy practice who is experienced in financial reporting and statutory auditing. You will have strong Excel skills and a strong accounting knowledge and technical ability. Finance Analysis skills are also highly valued here. Previous experience within a media company will also be a large bonus.

You will have energy enthusiasm and a desire get the job done, a good understanding of business and excellent team working skills. In return this is a fantastic place to work that will nurture your future development and a business that cares about its people.

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