Senior Financial Accountant

Michael Page
Closing date
7 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
My client is a rapidly expanding Fintech business based in West Kent, who offer superb opportunities for career growth and development.

Job Description
This Senior Financial Accountant position is responsible for leading the Statutory Accounting process for the Group as well as individual legal entities and SPVs. The role is part of the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) accounting function and you will be the main contact for audit queries.

You will lead the SPV month-end and year-end close and financial reporting processes, streamline Investor Reporting processes and will seek to improve the control environment.Key responsibilities will include:
  • Statutory accounts production including reporting for the Group's consolidated and individual legal entity statements and multiple SPV accounts
  • Driving statutory reporting processes, ensuring quality and timely delivery
  • Supporting periodic and year-end audits and acting as main POC for audit queries
  • Adhere to accounting standards and policies including FRS 102, and train / develop the wider team
  • Seek to improve statutory accounting and reporting production efficiency
  • Instructing the junior members of the finance team to produce statutory reports and lead preparation for external audits.
  • Month end journals and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare or review SPV related journals and balance sheet reconciliations for SPV related ledger accounts
  • Monthly reconciliation of the consolidated SPCs financial information to the data warehouse.
  • Prepare / review SPV investor reports
  • Provide regular training to junior members of statutory reporting, audit related requirements, systems and processes
  • Provide line management, support and one to one meetings to team
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate for the Senior Financial Accountant role will be:
  • Fully Qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to prioritise amongst competing deadlines
  • An excellent coach
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent technical skills and reporting experience
What's on Offer
Basic salary up to £70,000 + benefits

Paul Urquhart

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+44 1622 604 511

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