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Financial Accountant

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Contact Name: Harper May
Job Published: October 26 2018

Job Description

My Client is a successful and well established property development and management company in Central London. A brilliant opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Financial Accountant to join their large finance team. The group specialises in property development for large retail and office space. They are highly successful and are currently turning over £200 million. They work on very large scale projects and have transformed some of the most derelict land in London into some of the most sought after office and retail space in the world. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Financial Accountant to build their industry experience in a successful and rapidly growing business. The successful candidate will have an extremely analytical and mathematical way of thinking and working.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing financial statements for a portion of the group's 400 plus subsidiaries
  • Detailed review of each entity's trial balance and associated support schedules;
  • Correction of errors
  • Drafting of UK GAAP or IFRS
  • Collation of Audit files and liaison with auditors
  • Assist in the application of new accounting standards- FRS102
  • Assist in the preparation of IXBRL format accounts for HMRC
  • Creating and maintaining accounting spreadsheet models
  • Calculating posting and preparing documentation for intra-group transactions

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A hardworking individual with a keen eye for detail
  • A mathematical and analytical way of thinking
  • A qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Educated to University Degree level (Ideally with a degree in Mathematics)
  • If ACA, the ideal candidate will come from a small-midsized practice
  • Educated to Degree level from a top University
  • Ability to accurately work to tight deadlines
  • Advanced Microsoft excel skills