Financial Accountant - 6 month contract

World First UK Ltd
15 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type

Hello, we're WorldFirst. We specialise in making international money transfer faster, simpler and cheaper for people and businesses with global ambitions. Our clients never stop. And neither do we. To support us on our journey we're looking to hire a Financial Accountant for our Financial Control Team.

Key responsibilities

  • Management of property, plant and equipment reporting processes across the group
  • Ownership of the intangible assets monitoring and reporting processes across the group
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and other monthly controls
  • Assisting in the monthly preparation of legal entity accounts
  • Assisting in the preparation of statutory accounts for all UK and foreign subsidiaries

Key competencies/experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • A relevant accounting qualification or equivalent experience
  • Experience of property plant and equipment reporting methodologies (and corresponding balance sheet)
  • An understanding of the IAS 38 Accounting for Intangible Assets
  • Experience of end-user computing environments
  • Understand what a good control environment looks like within a finance function
  • Well organised and can work under pressure
  • An ability to bring people together to resolve reporting issues across Front Office, Operations, Treasury, Finance and Risk

Nice to have but not vital

  • An understanding of FX in a highly client-oriented environment
  • Have hand-on experience of statutory accounts preparation


  • Competitive Rates
  • A fun working environment based in central London
  • An international and talented team of co-workers
  • Free breakfast, free massages, Friday beer fridge, tri-annual company parties, bi-annual team nights out, annual charity day