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Robert Walters
03 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Global payments technology company based in London has an opportunity in the Finance division an Accountant. This role is responsible for supervising the daily activities of accounting operations analysts, supporting the production of financial accounts and maintaining an effective control environment.

Key accountabilities for the Accountant to be based in the London office:

  • Ensures there is cross training and team cover for holidays/absences
  • Manages supplier payment processes and relevant KPIs
  • Manages balance sheet account reconciliations to ensure resolution of outstanding items and queries, and the accuracy of balance sheet accounts
  • Develops process and control improvements
  • Manages the policies and processes relating to internal finance operations and expenses
  • Ensures bank reconciliations are processed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Acts as an escalation point for the team
  • Ensure the corporate and purchasing card programmes are effectively managed within policy
  • Reviews company bank statements and cashbooks, supplier and merchant invoices and employee expenses and tracks adherence to and compliance with finance controls
  • Manages the delivery of monthly accounts and year-end reporting in accordance with specified timetables and financial controls

Experience and requirements:

  • Minimum part-qualified accountant ACCA / ACA (or equivalent qualification) or fully qualified bookkeeper with post qualified experience in a similar position
  • Hands-on work ethic to complete all tasks on time within KPIs
  • Demonstrable experience of AP/expenses system changes and/or process improvement
  • Previous line management/team leader experience
  • Strong people management and motivational skills
  • Ability to deliver against tight deadlines and perform under pressure
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

A key requirement for this role will be a proven track record of line management/team leader experience.

If you are interested in this role, please click to apply or contact me directly.