Financial Accountant

Halliday Marx
London, South East England
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A global media business and household name requires a Financial Accountant to join their team. Based in their London headquarters, this provides a fantastic opportunity to grow within the company and grow your career and skill set itself.

Role Responsibilities -

  • General accounting and month-end activities - balance sheet account reconciliations, inter-company reconciliation of accounts, prepayments, accruals, and recurring month-end journal entries.
  • Monitor procedures and make suggestions to improve processes, increase efficiency's and reduce cost.
  • Maintain SOX compliance policies and assist with audits as required.
  • Oversee all aspects of UK AR transactional processes including client maintenance, credit checks, billing, weekly Aged Debt analysis, cash collection and allocation.
  • Oversee all aspects of UK AP transactional process including fully matched Purchase Order routine and Invoice processing to payment.
  • Oversee daily banking activities via internet; monitor weekly cashflow forecasts and liaise with our local banking provider as required.
  • Oversee analysis of UK associate expenses; liaise with associates at all levels through approval process and posting to general ledger.
  • Complete quarterly VAT return and EC Sales List - preparing monthly reconciliation of Input and Output Tax entries.
  • Project work will be required on an ad-hoc basis.

Candidate Requirements -

  • ACCA or ACA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Previous managerial experience is desired
  • Advanced Excel skills