We are working with a Private Equity backed London based brokerage business in recruiting a Financial Accountant
Our client is a global commodities broker, with significant market share of many major Agricultural, Metal and Energy products.
The role sits in the Financial Control team which consists of 4 individuals who work on a range of projects, regulatory and statutory reporting and control functions. The team is charged with ensuring the firm meets the financial control and reporting obligations of a global and regulated company.
The Financial Accountant will take ownership of the financial reporting and controlling of a number of entities, and in doing so gain a detailed understanding of the entity, its business, products, strategies and any technical accounting and disclosure requirements.
The Financial Accountant will be responsible for
Preparation, analysis and presentation of interim and annual financial statements to senior management reporting under various Accounting Standards
Preparation, analysis and presentation of monthly management reports to senior management.
Monthly close process
Preparation of monthly accruals and subsequent process improvements
Preparation of technical accounting papers
Liaison with various functional areas such as Tax, Company Secretarial, Treasury and Regulatory Groups
Support legal entity initiatives within the firm and involvement in projects impacting the legal entities
Involvement in developing and enhancing existing processes
Ad hoc projects
Our client is looking for a Financial Accountant who is a qualified accountant (Big 4 audit background is preferred but not essential). They are looking for people who have strong analytical, organisational and documentation skills as well as the ability to present financial information, verbally and written, to senior management and able to build good relations with stakeholders
If the role sounds like something you are interested in then please feel free to get in touch for more information.
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