Financial Accountant

London, UK
08 Oct 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Accountant

A global leader in analytics is looking for a Financial Accountant to join their team in London on an initial 3 month contract. This is a new position in a growing team and will report to the Tax Manager.

The role is to assist with the reconciliation of VAT ledgers, debits and credits, where balances are to be explained and investigated for all entries.

The ideal Financial Accountant must have:

Good accounting / bookkeeping knowledge (ledgers, debits and credits) and ability to carry out accurate reconciliations, posting of journals, etc.
Industry / in-house business experience is required with cross country experience
Attention to detail and ability to analyse and identify inconsistencies in large amounts of data
Desire to take pride in and ownership of own work
Self starter
All-round competency in IT is essential, particularly the advanced use of Excel
Ability to learn systems (ERP, Tax engine, blackline, NetSuite / Oracle) and procedures quickly, and able to respond positively to change
Excellent interpersonal skills, able to explain accounting concepts to non-finance colleagues
Proven experience of working to deadlines and working well under pressure.It's a busy role where the candidate must be a self-starter and motivated to complete tasks to deadlines. They should also be organised and communicative, asking for help if needed.

The team is diverse and friendly in an open plan office environment.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK

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