Financial Reporting Accountant - Award Winning PR Agency

Recruiter
Vision Financial Recruitment
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
20 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our Client is an award winning London based PR Agency. They are looking for a Financial Reporting Accountant to join the London office and take responsibility for all aspects of the agency’s reporting into the UK Group.

Reporting directly to the FD, this is a fantastic opportunity for a bright, keen, professional accountant, ideally with some previous agency experience/ exposure in marketing communications agencies.

Key Responsibilities of the Reporting Accountant:

Agency Reporting

Taking responsibility for reporting financial figures to UK Group

Annual & Monthly commitments

  • Co-ordinating internal reporting time-line
  • Checking data and KPIs with each submissions
  • Highlighting and questioning variances with the Agency finance team
  • Craft summary to be circulated to Agency management team
  • Liaise with HQ finance team and reply to variance queries post submission
  • Responsible for all the agency being correctly promoted

HQ & UK Group Reporting Requirements

  • Taking responsibility for all regular HQ reporting requirements. Will include a broad range of different analyses and multiple deadlines
  • Contact for Internal, UK Group, HQ and Internal and External Audit requests

Agency data collection, monitoring and reporting against targets to include:

  • Agency Capex
  • Agency Bonus (contractual and non-contractual)
  • Agency cash management
  • HQ adhoc reports

Agency Internal Reporting

  • Taking responsibility for the preparation of all aspects of Agency Reporting to UK group
  • Monthly preparation of Agency CFO pack
  • Monthly preparation of Management Reforecast summary
  • Manage preparation and delivery of financial data for Client and Board level presentations.
  • Overall responsibility for the Agency HQ budget

Requirements for the Financial Reporting Accountant:

  • Recognised accounting qualification with minimum 1 year’s post-qualification experience
  • Good academic background.
  • Strong understanding and practical experience of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Experience of the auditing process - external or internal
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Deliver information on a timely basis.
  • Able to successfully manage multiple competing demands.
  • Strong experience with financial software-
  • Good interpersonal and business partnering skills.
  • Previous agency experience/ exposure in marketing communications agencies advantageous.

If you do not hear from us within five working days then we regret that your application on this occasion has not been successful

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