Financial Accountant - Newly Qualified Accountant

Randstad Financial & Professional
London, UK
20 Aug 2019
28 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Control

* Support the Financial Controller in the development, effectiveness and accurate documentation

of financial processes and controls including daily, monthly and annual reporting and

reconciliations where required

* On-going responsibility to ensure all accounting controls are operating effectively by ensuring

data entry, tracking and analysis are delivered to required accuracy standards and timeframes.

* Using a financial control framework, including financial accountabilities and authorities to

ensure full financial control. Work with the Financial Controller to establish and maintain the

Bank's Key Control Matrix.

* Ensure accounting policies comply with the relevant accounting standards and that group

policies are followed.

* Review and control of the general ledger, debtors, creditors and banking functions.

* Manage the processing of all income and expenditure; manage and control expenses.

* Daily Reporting - assist the reporting accountant in delivering the daily P&L, Balance Sheet,

Early Warning Indicators ('EWI's), Capital Report, IRRBB and Cashflow Forecast. Preparation

of the Daily Reports is a key control for the Bank allowing early identification of out of balance

and reconciling items.

* Support the Head of Financial Reporting in the development and automation of financial


Month End Assistance

* Management of Prepayments , Accruals, Fixed Assets, Journals, Balance sheet reconciliations,

P&L Analysis

* Support for the CFO pack preparation as needed

* Daily NATWEST Bank Reconciliation, and ensure bank accounts have enough funds for

upcoming payments.

* Review the process and deliver efficiencies, additional control and automation (in due course)

Technology platforms

* Support the Financial Controller with the management of Operational and Financial Systems

such as ERI/Olympic and ensure appropriate change controls

* Ensure appropriate opportunities to automate processes are assessed and implemented.

* Ensure the robustness of all finance systems taking into account any required enhancements

and upgrades required.

VAT Compliance

* Support the Head of Financial reporting with the timely preparation and submission of VAT

returns maintaining compliance with legislative requirements.

* Support the negotiation and maintenance of the Bank's Partial Exemption method

Audit (Internal and External)

* Support the Internal and External Audit reviews with Key Control Reviews, data analysis and

other requests

Budgeting & Forecasting

* Assist the Financial Controller with the preparation of the detailed annual budget and forecasts.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

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