Financial Accountant

James Andrews Recruitment
London (Greater)
16 Feb 2019
16 Mar 2019
Contract Type
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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