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Financial Accountant – 3-4 days per week, mainly working from home.

Flexibility: 3 -4 days per week, hybrid

Location: Home / Central London

Pay: £50,000 - £60,000FTE

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Our client is a boutique Financial Services business that is experiencing rapid and sustained growth. To support this growth, they are looking to recruit a Financial Accountant to drive the accounting and reporting function for the business.

Reporting into the Financial Controller your main responsibilities will include managing the month-end process and driving efficiency gains across all financial processes. You will also have line management responsibility for a junior colleague based overseas.

Specific responsibilities will include:

Financial Accounting

  • Leading the day-to-day activities for month-end process, helping support the delivery of a slick Management Information pack containing financials and KPI information.
  • Ownership of group consolidation processes and controls
  • Owning the Accounts Payable process, from billing through to payment including Netsuite postings and reconciliation
  • Management of employee expenses and credit card processes including controls, reporting, and Netsuite reconciliation
  • Owning brokerage and commission reporting and analysis
  • Managing the fixed asset register and capitalisation policies; exploring R&D tax credit applications
  • Undertaking all tax reporting, including VAT and Corporation Tax
  • Maintenance of the Netsuite Handbook to log all process notes and instructions
  • Proving support on external audit process; driving year-end closing, preparation of audit packs, and acting as main liaison during audit
  • Supporting on the recruitment, training and management of accounting juniors.

Management Accounting

  • Supporting the budget process, including collaboration with other departments
  • Providing analysis and reporting over P&L, including departmental cost centres
  • Providing ad hoc analysis requested from senior management

Safeguarding Cash

  • Supporting the daily payment process to ensure clients receive excellent service
  • Supporting cash control and treasury optimisation processes
  • Working with the Operations team to ensure reconciliation differences are addressed, communicated, and documented continuously
  • Reporting on loans to all relevant stakeholders

Process improvement and project management

  • Understanding the technical aspects of the Netsuite system, identifying process improvements, and liaising with external consultants to implement
  • Promoting strong risk management; continuously testing process to identify and help solve gaps in processes and controls
  • Management of smaller projects to deliver efficiency gains, control enhancements, and process automation

About You:

  • You are a qualified accountant (preferably ACA)
  • You have an understanding of the Netsuite accounting system with a strong knowledge of underlying processes and records
  • You have excellent attention to detail and pride yourself on the accuracy of your accounting and your ability to hit deadlines
  • You relish the opportunity to enhance processes in order to boost efficiency as the business grows

Flexibility: 3-4 days per week mainly working from home with 6-8 days per month in Central London office.
Location: Home / Central London
Salary: up to £60,000 FTE
Account Manager: Jennifer Brooks


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