Reporting Accountant

Handpicked Recruitment Limited
London (Central)
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, an investment company holding a mixed portfolio of property, shares and other investments is seeking a part-qualified Financial Accountant to manage the accounting and reporting process for the investment portfolio.

Reporting Accountant

This role will be reporting directly into the Group Financial Controller.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Maintaining the accounting records for a number of investment entities;
  • Producing a timely and accurate monthly reporting pack including annual financial statements;
  • Monitoring the performance of the investment portfolio and reporting on KPIs;
  • Managing the relationship with investment managers, banks and custodians;
  • Ad hoc projects and other tasks as advised by the Group Financial Controller.

Skills required

  • Accounting experience;
  • Part qualified (ACCA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent)
  • Strong Excel and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrates willingness to take ownership and accountability;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with good written and oral communication;
  • Ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines;
  • Good organisation skills, systematic and process driven.

Location London

Start date ASAP


  • 22 days Holiday Allowance + Bank Holidays
  • Annual Discretionary Bonus
  • Free eye test
  • Employee Assistance Program

Benefits after probation

  • Company Pension
  • Private Healthcare Insurance
  • Annual Season Ticket Loan
  • Holiday Allowance Increase: After 2 years of continuous service you will be given an extra one-day holiday per year- capped at 28 days

The ideal candidate will be an ACCA/CIMA finalist with at least 2 years' prior management accounting experience.

Duties will include:

- Recording all rental and dividend income for investment holding company

- Revaluing all investment holdings (marked to market)

- Liaising with third party tax advisers and ensuring all tax provisions and payments are accurately recorded

- Record all accruals, pre-payments and other month-end adjustment journals

- Maintain bank and balance sheet reconciliations

- Other adhoc duties

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