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Senior Financial Accountant

  • Location

    City of London

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  • Salary:

    300-360 per day

  • Contact:

    James Davies

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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​Edward Mann are currently recruiting for a Senior Accountant on behalf of a reputable sector-leading, Strategic Management Consultancy based in Central London (Hybrid - 2 days per week in office, 3 days WFH)

This position has a mix of financial accounting and management accounting. producing financial statements and month-end reporting packs. We're looking for a technically-strong Accountant who has experience of producing statutory reporting under accounting regulations, such as UK GAAP and IFRS. This position will also be responsible for an will be responsible for business partnering, forecasting and planning.

This position will initially be recruited as a 9 month day rate contract until the end of August 2023, with the potential to review and/or extend based on business needs.

Budget for this role is 300-350 per day (inside of IR35).

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare financial statements including disclosure notes and working papers.

  • Identify any potential compliance gaps, make recommendations and assist in finding solutions.

  • Prepare financial analysis relating to P&L and balance sheet to support management reviews of financial statements.

  • Prepare monthly reporting pack including full commentary and analysis.

  • Business partner with various finance and non-finance budget holders, including cost analysis, forecasting and planning.

  • Prepare audit working papers for US Group audit and UK statutory audit.

  • Act as a key liaison with the Auditors on audit related matters, including the application of new standards.

  • Coordinate month-end close process, reviewing work of team and reconcile.

  • Maintain balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Prepare filings for ONS surveys.

  • Oversee UK cash forecast and settle intercompany balances between LLP and Group accounts.

  • Consistently look to improve processes and drive efficiencies across the team

  • Provide accounting support for ongoing and forecasted CAPEX projects.

  • Ah-hoc tasks and projects as and when required by the finance senior leadership team.

Candidate Requirements

  • Statutory accounting experience, with technically strong knowledge of UK GAAP / IFRS standards

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA / ACCA / ACA or equivalent)

Edward Mann Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Edward Mann Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply