Financial Accountant

Posted 21 November 2022
Salary £65000 - £75000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Contact NamePhil Dewhurst

Job description

We're working with a super fun client based near Brentford who are seeking a qualified Financial Accountant to help them for a period of 4-6 months depending on internal transformation. This role would suit someone who is immediately available who has very strong technical finance skills including IFRS, UK + US GAAP who has worked on large ERP systems previously.

This role will move very quickly with interviews happening this week and the successful candidate starting over the next 10 working days. It is offered on either a day rate (inside IR35) or a fixed-term contract, dependant on candidate preference.

The role is hybrid - flex 3 days in the office and 2 at home (there is some further flex behind this) with the HQ in Brentford - office presence important with external auditors as and when they are in the building for obvious reasons.

Job title: Financial accountant

Length of contract: 4-6 months

A globally recognised, listed company within the leisure sector, recruiting for a qualified financial accountant to join the UK division's Finance team during a period of transition on a 6-month fixed term contract.

Reporting to the financial controller, the position involves close, regular contact with a range of stakeholders and provides a key link between the UK Division and the wider Group.

Responsibilities include;

  • Work closely with the UK Finance Controller, assisting with the delivery of UK subsidiaries' statutory accounts in a timely and accurate manner
  • Liaise with auditors and prepare working papers on key audit areas
  • Assist with the preparation of ad-hoc requests from various stakeholders
  • Ensure management accounts are prepared in line with appropriate accounting standards
  • Provide useful analysis to key stakeholders

Management Accounting and Reporting

  • Provide the Group Team with timely and accurate management information
  • Delivery of monthly management accounts with insightful analysis and commentary


  • Ensuring clear, consistent and effective communication is delivered to the team to provide clear direction and a vision
  • Effective time-management to ensure maximum performance and consistent operational delivery is achieved

Key attributes

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified with 1-3 years PQE
  • Strong technical accounting experience covering IFRS and FRS 101
  • US GAAP knowledge is advantageous but not essential
  • Able to undertake wide ranging work from administration to technically challenging work eg accounts disclosures, knowledge of corporation and deferred taxation
  • Able to deal with people at all levels and meet tight deadlines
  • Desirable (but not essential) experience includes accounting for business transactions, handling company secretarial duties and working with Microsoft DAX
  • Strong MS Excel skills to generate insightful analysis from large quantities of data (eg pivot tables, lookups, Power Query, etc).
  • Able to organise your own priorities and workflow

If you are interested and immediately available, please get in touch today at


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