Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Howett Thorpe
Location
Biggin Hill Airport
Posted
04 Apr 2019
Closes
09 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Newly Qualified Financial Accountant working within a global motorsports business that holds the exclusive commercial rights to one of the biggest motorsport championships in the world. The business is responsible for the commercial exploitation and development of the Championship as well as various aspects of its management and administration.

Reference: HT12623

Financial Accountant - About the Role
This provides a unique opportunity for a bright, newly qualified ACA to gain significant exposure to a dynamic finance environment in an iconic global sports entertainment business revolving around the world’s most widely watched annual global sporting competition.

As the Financial Accountant you will:

  • The incumbent will work within a team where their responsibilities will include the following:
  • Assistance with structured group month-end close
  • To act as primary support for the accounting function of certain subsidiaries
  • Monthly consolidation of group companies
  • Involvement in the budget and forecast processes for certain subsidiaries/functions
  • Preparation of client assistant package for auditors
  • Liaison with auditors
  • Ad hoc projects

The successful Financial Accountant will have:

Educational Background

  • The candidate should be ACA qualified
  • Ideally completed training at a Big 4 firm
  • The stronger the academic history demonstrated the better the chance the candidate will have of being selected for the role

Experience

  • Up to 2 years PQE
  • Exposure to multi-currency consolidations and large group structures
  • Strong Excel skills are a prerequisite
  • Good IFRS knowledge is required
  • US GAAP knowledge/exposure would be beneficial

Other attributes that would be highly beneficial:

  • A meticulous worker who displays due attention to detail
  • A dedicated team player who is prepared to work longer hours during certain key points of the year when deadlines need to be met
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Someone who is able to apply a structured approach towards balancing multiple demands and priorities


Financial Accountant - Benefits

  • Pension
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Impressive work place
  • Annual Bonus
  • Private Health Care
  • Income protection benefit
  • Event tickets


Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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