Accountant

Recruiter
Potensis
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client, one the UK’s leading Construction Companies, work on major projects across Europe, covering sectors from commercial, health and retail to infrastructure, residential, tourism and education. They are currently in the market for a Financial Accountant to join their team in London.

For this role the Financial Accountant will be based out of their Head Office, and will be responsible for assisting the Finance team, reporting into the Financial Controller.

Main Responsibilities:

* Involvement in month end processes, including: Entering and posting of journals and reconciling relevant general ledger accounts and producing monthly files of auditable quality.

* Assist in the monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting process, including the preparation of annual corporate Financial Statements in accordance with IFRS

* FP&A – Liaising with Senior Commercial staff to assist producing monthly management accounts including variance analysis and understanding of the business' forecasting & budgeting process

* Assistance completing subcontractor financial reviews (sometimes under NDAs) to ensure appropriate due diligence is performed pre-engagement with key supply chain partners.

* Assisting in maintaining the internal control environment (including SOX controls) as well as suggestions for improvements

* Managing the monthly intercompany reconciliation process liaising with international counterparts

* Recording of fixed assets and maintaining the associated asset registers

* Reviewing of reports and outputs from Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable colleagues to ensure accuracy and timely processing

* Dealing with ad hoc projects as required by senior finance and non-finance staff.

Candidate must:

* Be a qualified accountant (ACA or CA qualified), with experience in either practice or industry

* 0-1 years' experience

* You will possess strong relationship building skills with key senior staff to ensure timely and accurate information.

* A strong knowledge or large project accounting would be preferred, including experience with HFM Hyperion and IFS would be beneficial

* Currently work for one of the Top Four, or work for a construction company with previous Top Four experience

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