Accountant

Location
London
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
28 Apr 2021
Closes
05 May 2021
Ref
JN -012021-1995054
Contact
Will Fairhurst
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

To support efficient and effective accounting services in accordance with company policies and procedures. To support the Finance Business Partners in the delivery of business partnering initiatives across EMEA&CIS as and when required.

Client Details

A globally recognised, fortune 500 trading and investment firm. The company has an excellent culture and support their employees which is exemplified by their exceptional benefits.

Description

  • Support the timely and accurate delivery of financial reports in accordance with IFRS and local statutory requirements;
  • Prepare month end reconciliations including: bank reconciliations, fixed asset reconciliations, inventory reconciliations, intercompany and more;
  • Manage accruals and prepayments;
  • General ledger maintenance and monitoring in line with Sumitomo Corporation policies and J-Sox requirements;
  • Understanding journal requests, preparing and processing with appropriate supporting documentation;
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions;
  • Work closely with Transaction Processing team to problem solve and ensure effective collaboration between departments;
  • Proactively support FX position reporting to Treasury team;
  • Proactively manage intercompany/group reconciliations;
  • Assist with internal/external audit;
  • Collaborate with and support business departments and regional corporate departments as required;
  • Engage with transaction processing team to resolve unusual or complicated transactions and their treatment.

Profile

  • Part-qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA having sat and passed exams.
  • Looking for candidates with c. 2-3 years+ initial experience in the above duties. Financial Services or professional services industry background preferable.
  • Strong academic background preferable; 2:1 in a relevant degree, A-B's at A-Level. Also considered candidates with strong A-Levels that begun their professional experience from there.
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles and bookkeeping. This will be tested at interview.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good team player
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet tight deadlines;
  • MS Office with Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with SAP is desired

Job Offer

Looking to pay between £30,000-£35,000 with a comprehensive benefits package.

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