Financial Accountant

Recruiter
James Andrews Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
16 Feb 2019
Closes
16 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, based in Central London, is currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant on a 12 month fixed term contract.

Our client is proud to offer a competitive 25 days holiday with 8 closure days as well as be a world leading provider of higher education.

The position is due to start from mid-March on a full time basis. The salary bracket is £45,285 - £48,689 and is negotiable dependent upon experience.

The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA) and have experience supervising staff.

Duties will include (but not limited to):

* Supervising up to 3 staff and develop their skill sets to deliver services required by the School

* Be responsible for the School’s endowments and investments, maintaining and updating the general ledger and the funds software

* Assisting in the preparation of the consolidated financial statements, including preparing and reviewing information provided by other departments/divisions

* Providing financial and accounting services to subsidiary companies

* Preparing monthly reconciliation of balance sheet items and action any associated journals and correcting entries;

* Completing regulatory returns such as HESA Finance Record and TRAC

* Establishing and managing a monthly process to ensure accuracy and completeness of income and expenditures for the School and its subsidiaries

* Leading the process of resolving any reconciling items with parties within and external to the School

* Preparing various deliverables to support both internal and external financial reporting needs, including analytic commentary and supplementary analysis for senior management

* Supporting external financial reporting including UK GAAP and US GAAP financial statements

Knowledge/Skills/Experience/Expertise (delete as appropriate) required:

* ACCA/CIMA qualified

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