Senior Financial Accountant

Robertson Bell
01 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Robertson Bell are currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Accountant. My client is a world leading, fascinating and dynamic public-sector organisation based in the City of London and they have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join the team on 12 month Fixed Term Contract. This post would suit someone with an ACA qualification from a practice or Audit background, that is looking to take a step into finance or the next step in their finance career. Reporting directly to a well-respected, supportive, and technically strong Financial Controller you will be responsible for the provision of an efficient financial accounting function and take lead responsibility to produce annual accounts. Other specific responsibilities include: *Lead on the preparation on consolidation accounts for M9 and M12*Preparation of balance sheet and cash flow*Assisting the Financial controller in managing Year end interim audits; *Prepare the monthly balance sheet packs including cash flow reporting and forecasting *Reconciliation of fixed assets inventory accounts and debtor and creditor control accounts*Oversight of VAT and capital accounting procedures and staff, providing technical advice on areas such as IFRS, intangible assets, charity and government grants. *Responsibility for the payment of invoices and all debt collection to minimise risks of non-payment; providing reports on potential debtor and creditor risks to the organisation.*Deputise for the Financial controller when needed. The successful candidate will likely have an ACA qualification with a strong technical background either straight from audit/practice or those that have moved out already and looking to take the next step in finance. Other financial qualifications will be considered. Financial accounts experience including leading on various aspects of reporting is desirable, however not essential, but you must be a strong communicator and have the willingness to develop and learn.