Financial Accountant

DQ Associates
London, Greater London
£40000 - £50000/annum + Bonus + Benefits
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Financial Accountant

Type: Permanent

Location: Central London


Our client is a global foreign exchange and international payments provider that works with both corporate business and private individuals to deliver a cost effective currency solution and intelligent risk management service in the often volatile and unpredictable financial markets. Based in the City, our client has seen consistent year-on-year growth both in terms of revenue figures and overall headcount growth.


* Assist with Corporation tax compliance and prepare tax computations on Alphatax software.

* Compile and provide initial analysis of the monthly P&L.

* Extract and manipulate data from the group’s trading platform for management information purposes and preparing the monthly import into the accounting system.

* To analyse and review the trading balance sheet for monthly changes and potential errors.

* To conduct reconciliations between third party statements, the trading platform and accounting system.

* To conduct reconciliations between client balances and the trading platform data.


* The candidate should enjoy a fast-paced and evolving working environment. There is significant regulatory oversight of the group, the candidate will be key in liaising and providing accurate information to regulatory bodies and external auditors.

* Qualified ACA or ACCA accountant.

* Either practice experience based in accounts preparation and tax compliance, or industry experience within the financial services sector.

* Experience of accounting under Internal Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

* Foreign exchange experience preferable. Commodity, brokerage, or equity trading experience suitable.

* Experience with the following accounting software desirable; SAGE 200, Caseware and Alphatax.


* Competitive base salary + bonus scheme + benefits package + other perks + great office in the City