Financial Accountant

Fleet Street, UK
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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Job Description

To prepare, develop and analyse all financial information, taking the lead on delivering the Management Accounts Pack each period.

To provide accounting advice to the business and assist in periodic journals, reconciliations, balance sheet control and ad hoc project activities.

Core Accountabilites

Assist in the preparation of statutory accounts

Prepare tax packs for tax reporting

Own and deliver the Management Accounts and Finance Board Pack every period

Provide variance analysis and commentary for any deviations to budget/forecast/last year

Prepare interim and annual audit files

Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and financial forecasts, including identification of areas of risk and opportunity

Develop and maintain financial controls around accounting systems and policies

Maintain schedules to monitor and control capital spend, repairs and maintenance spend,

occupancy costs, utilities spend, IT costs and any other major costs

Prepare reconciliations and analysis to support monthly business reviews and balance sheet reviews

Provide a support service by working with all departments and the Management Team to help

make financial decisions

Provide ad hoc finance support

Skills and Knowledge Required

Postgraduate with professional Accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA fully qualified)

Must have experience of preparing statutory accounts and leading external audits

Experience in multi-site restaurant/hospitality industry

IT literate with advanced Excel skills

A strong understanding of accounting and reconciliation requirements

Proven record of successfully reconciling and analysing large volumes of data

Proven ability to identify key issues, evaluate relevant data and draw appropriate conclusions

A strong understanding of accounting processes including risks and controls

Knowledge of UK GAAP

Excellent communication skills including ability to communicate effectively with both financial and non-financial stakeholders

High level of self-motivation and drive

Flexibility to work to tight timescales


· Competitive salary

· Pension contribution

If this role sounds like you, please send your CV to

At Demipower we celebrate Inclusion and Equality; we believe everyone should bring their true self to work. We advocate collaboration and transparency and embrace differences in all that we do.
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