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Financial Accountant

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Contact Name: Harper May
Job Published: October 8 2018

Job Description

One of the UK's leading casual dining brands are looking for a Financial Accountant to join their busy finance team based in Central London. The role reports into the Financial Controller and is ideal for someone straight out of practice. Big 4 experience is preferred - Otherwise industry experience is also suitable. With 140 sites and soon to be more it is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and hard working individual.

Purpose of the Role:

To take responsibility for all aspects of the group's tax compliance and to support the senior finance team in managing the tax risk of the group, including VAT, Income tax, new developments, registration and tax administration. The role is also required to assist with year-end statutory accounting (producing statutory accounts) and the group audit. There will be particular focus in the short term on the adoption of a new accounting framework. Other regulatory responsibilities will include, ONS filing, company secretarial duties, and cover for some finance team members.

Scope of the Role:

  • Sitting within the central/group function of the group
  • Responsible for producing annual tax computations in conjunction with the external auditors/advisors
  • Understanding the groups tax position and risk
  • Preparation of annual tax returns
  • Being the group's tax expert for ad hoc queries
  • Supporting the Finance team in best practice in relation to tax
  • Financial accounting support

Skills & Behaviours

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Proven ability to successfully manage multiple deadlines
  • Excellent tax & accounting knowledge
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • High attention to detail