Financial Accountant

InterQuest Group
London (Greater)
£300 - £350 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Accountant
London- 6 months FTC
Up to £350 per day

Interquest Solutions are working on behalf of their client, a renowned telecommunications company based in West London, looking for a Qualified ACCA/ ACA/ CIMA Financial Accountant to join their team, specialising in the overheads department

Job purpose:

*Own the key financial processes and control environment for the company areas
*Ensuring a timely and accurate set of accounts are delivered each period
*The area is well controlled and the related balance sheet is fully understood and reconciled
*Ensure clear 2 way communication with the other areas of finance and the business to ensure the financial results are accurate and understood by all parties


*Run the financial processes including month end, balance sheet, P&L and cash inputs for reward and payroll areas
oProcessing the month end in a timely and accurate manner
oUnderstanding and reconciling the related balance sheet accounts

*Ensure accounting treatments are in line with relevant accounting standards and minimum control standards
*Own the accounting for complex areas and areas of judgement including bonus accruals
*Communicate clearly to other areas of finance and the business
*Deliver process improvement to standardise processes across the brands and the various areas
*Identify risks and opportunities and mitigate where required
*Creatively drive value through identification of accounting and business opportunities
*Budgeting and Forecasting - support these key processes as required in particular through provision of actual costs and balances with insights into key drivers and movements
*Accounting advice - advise on the financial accounting implications of new revenue streams and transactions, seeking guidance where necessary and ensuring optimal treatments are implemented
*Work closely with the shared service centres and other financial control teams to ensure the operations are efficient and financial results well controlled
*Drive performance- continually identify opportunities to drive business profit and team efficiency

Retail and Commercial Experience (Advanced)
Stakeholder Management - Manage and influence senior stakeholders (Advanced)
Accounting and Financial Management - Apply financial knowledge to commercial and operational areas and explain clearly to others (Advanced)
Written and Verbal Communication Skills - able to tell a complex story in a compelling manner via all means of communication (Advanced)
Problem Solving - Analyse and understand complex data and situations to recommend the optimal solution (Advanced)
Results Focused - Delivers work end to end to conclusion in a planned and controlled manner.

Please note: You must be a qualified accountant to be considered for this role

If you have the skills we are looking for, please apply today!

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