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Financial Accountant

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: Up to £55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: COD16891340
  • Recruiter: Cormac Doyle
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Financial Accountant

I am working with a well established Financial Services business who are a global US listed Fintech Leader. They are looking for a Newly Qualified Financial Accountant to join their business to work within the Financial Accounting team who are based in the UK with close ties to a team in India.

The business is US listed and have seen continued international growth through various acquisitions. The successful candidate will work closely with the European Financial Controller and be integral to ensuring timely monthly, quarterly and annual financials are delivered, also ensuring the UK entities adhere to all local statutory requirements


Role Responsibilities:

Timely preparation of monthly management accounts


Financial accounts preparation and point of contact for auditors


Detailed balance sheet reviews
Work with tax advisors to ensure compliance in corporate tax including filing of tax returns
Work to ensure compliance in key areas such as transfer pricing, Sarbanes Oxley legislation, Company Secretarial etc., including liaising with external advisors
VAT calculations and filing
Ensure UK entity compliant with all transfer pricing requirements
Completion of US Tax packages including liaising with US Tax team and external advisors to ensure complex areas are dealt with appropriately
Ensuring effective internal controls and processes operate in the company (and are compliant with Sarbanes Oxley legislation)
Work with Finance Analysts to prepare documents supporting the accounting treatment of unusual items (e.g. Revenue recognition)
Ensure processes surrounding offshore functions are operating in an optimal manner and produce process improvements where this is not the case
Manage accounting/compliance for smaller group entities across Europe
Assist with M&A process including diligence and integration
Other duties as requested by the European Financial Controller or other management.


Qualification and experience:

Newly/recently Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA)
Consistent delivery of high levels of productivity, efficiency and quality
Ability to develop strong, collaborative relationships, fostering teamwork, gaining confidence and trust of others
Experience of handling multiple demands and competing priorities, even in complex situations and projects
The ability to deal constructively with unexpected challenges or sudden changes in priorities
Experience with Fintech/Software companies an advantage
Preferable experience of US GAAP
Good Excel skills a minimum requirement (e.g. competent in the use of pivots).

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