Financial Accountant, Retail, West London, c£55k

Location
High Wycombe
Salary
£55k - 60k per year
Posted
24 Nov 2021
Closes
23 Dec 2021
Ref
AJCJ38
Job Title
Accountant
Category
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Accountant, Retail, West London, c£55k

A key client of ours are looking for a Financial Accountant to join their vibrant, fast growing business! Reporting directly into the Head of Finance and working alongside the Finance Manager, you will play a central role in the finance function. Responsible for the day-to-day financial accounting, implementation of robust financial controls/ processes you will play a key part in the finance function!

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
  • Preparation of statutory accounts at both company and Group level, including consolidations
  • Leading on all technical accounting matters and ensuring ongoing compliance with IFRS 102
  • Helping to ensure that the internal systems and controls in place are appropriate for the scale and complexity of the business, driving improvement where necessary
  • Overseeing the audit process with external auditors
  • Taking responsibility for quarterly group reporting Responsible for all tax compliance within the business, liaising with Group accounting team to ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Accurately account for FX contracts under both hedge and non-hedge accounting, determining the correct approach based on the contract type
  • Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations monthly, ensuring that working papers are completed to a high standard
  • Leading on new projects within the finance team to automate processes
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
ABOUT YOU:
  • ACCA/ACA qualified with proven experience (around 2 years pqe)
  • Managed preparation of consolidated statutory accounts under IFRS102
  • Strong excel skills
  • Great at manipulating data
  • Strong commercial acumen
Trace is an innovative consultancy and we are serious about finding you the right role. Our Predictive Fit Profiler is an in-house profiling tool which provides candidates and clients with a method for assessing personal fit within a company - through measuring personality, thinking style, cultural compatibility and motivations.

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