Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/ similar) with a number of years PQE experience in work requiring the preparation of accounts to IFRS, is sought for a new role within an International Financial Services Group. The role requires all accounting, tax and reporting responsibilities for a complex client entity including the effective management of the external audit. Previous Audit and Client Accounting experience would be advantageous. Additionally, the role holder will have exceptional communication skills, being used to working professionally and proactively with key internal and external stakeholders.
All day -to-day accounting and tax compliance responsibilities including management of risk within the accounting function, ensuring the review of processes and that adequate controls are in place.
Managing the external audits of various entities to completion, including proactive liaison with external auditors and other intermediaries.
Preparation of interim reports including ad hoc financial analysis requests, management accounts and other financial statements in accordance with acceptable standards and within agreed service level agreements.
Providing guidance on decision making functions for the client entities within the group's structure, including work on types of investments held.
Skills & Experience:
ACA/ ACCA qualified, with extensive Accounts preparation experience in work to date and strong IFRS knowledge; ideally to have included work within Audit and Client accounting.
Proactive and professional approach, with strong communication skills and excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Experienced in developing positive working relationships with internal stakeholders across the International business, as well as intermediaries, external auditors and other external stakeholders.
Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
Hours & Benefits:
37.5 hours a week, highly competitive salary and benefits package to include car parking.