Revenue/Financial Accountant - Global Financial Services PLC - £45,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits + Excellent Career Progression Opportunities - City/London Revenue/Financial Accountant - Global Financial  …

LH Partners
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 May 20
£45,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits
LH Partners
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 May 20
£45,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Our client is a successful international (they have over 12 offices globally) financial services PLC. Their finance team in the City/London are now recruiting for a Revenue/Financial Accountant. The company’s plan is for the candidate to focus on revenue reporting for various international subsidiaries for 6-12 months and if successful, the candidate will take on more of a wider global revenue role, so this position offers solid progression and development opportunities. The role is a broad/well-rounded finance role covering the production of management accounts (the majority of this role will cover this), revenue recognition/analysis and various other finance tasks.

Search criteria:

  1. Fully-qualified candidate (newly-qualified up to 2-3 years post-qualified); our client will also consider a Finalist-level candidate if they bring the right experience 
  2. Must bring a solid foundation of accounting experience covering management and financial accounting 
  3. Team-first work ethos
  4. Excellent communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  5. Ideally looking for accounting experience from the financial services/banking/capital markets sector (particularly from a PLC environment) 
  6. Oracle systems experience is ideal but is not essential
  7. Confident user of Excel

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accurate recognition of international revenue
  • Preparing deferred / accrued revenue postings
  • Maintenance of monthly revenue / cost centre postings
  • Leading continuous improvement of SOX control framework for global revenue process
  • Liaise with billing to ensure best practice
  • Ensure client contracts are recorded and accounted for correctly
  • Preparation of Global Business Packs to senior management
  • Working with the financial accounting team on production of annual and quarterly financial statements prepared in accordance with FRS 101 / US GAAP
  • Dealing with ad-hoc reporting and business analysis requests
  • Driving automation and efficiency in finance processes

Qualifications/Experience Required 

  • Finalist, recently qualified or an accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA) with post-qualification experience up to 2-3 years 
  • Well-rounded accounting skill-set covering management and financial accounts with a good understanding of embedding/improving controls into their work and reporting 
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills; comfortable building Excel models/reports. Experience using Oracle preferred
  • Ability to analyse large data sets with understanding and communicating the key message