Senior Financial Accountant - Asset Management

  • 55-60k
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Portman Talent
  • 11 Jul 18 2018-07-11

One of the UK's largest and longest-established providers of high-quality financial planning advice and discretionary investment services are looking for a Qualified Accountant to join Financial Control. The primary focus of this role is to provide support to the Head of Financial & Regulatory Reporting in the day to day financial control activities of the business. This work is critical in enabling the business to measure its financial performance and position.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Completion of the groups  divisional consolidation

Assisting with submission of Group reporting and responding to ad hoc queries

Review and sign-off of company balance sheet reconciliations

Review of quarterly VAT returns

Assist with preparation of Corporation Tax returns

Completion and review of regulatory returns

Statutory accounts preparation

Key contact for both external and internal auditors

Review of cash flow requirements

Payment approvals

Review and approval of month end journals

Support for the Financial Planning & Analysis team when required

Assisting with any future acquisition and / or disposalsVarious ad-hoc tasks as directed by the Head of Financial & Regulatory Reporting and Chief Financial Officer 

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

ACA/ACCA qualified accountant with minimum one year post qualified industry experience

Strong academic record

Excellent Excel skills

Practical experience of consolidation accounting

Good understanding of IFRS accounting standards

Knowledge of regulatory reporting / VAT / Corporation tax

Experience within the Financial Services Industry an advantage

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Excellent attention to detail and commitment to delivering output to the highest standard

Strong communicator

Team player

Keen interest in business / finance processes with a questioning mind to understand and develop those processes