Financial Accountant

Competitive | London | Contract
Posted 9 days ago

Financial Accountant
London - 3 months initially then to be reviewed
£300 - £320 per day

Potential perm opportunities also available

Interquest Solutions are working on behalf of their client, a renowned telecommunications company based in West London, looking for a Qualified ACCA/ ACA/ CIMA Financial Accountant to join their team, specialising in the Marketing department

Job purpose:
• Own the key financial processes and control environment for the internal Marketing areas
• Ensuring a timely and accurate set of accounts are delivered each period
• Ensure the Marketing business area is well controlled and the related balance sheet is fully understood and reconciled
• Ensure clear communication with the other areas of finance and the business to ensure the financial results are accurate and understood by all parties

Responsibility:
• Run the financial processes including month end, balance sheet, P&L and cash inputs for Marketing, including;
- Processing the month end in a timely and accurate manner
- Understanding and reconciling the related balance sheet accounts
• Ensure accounting treatments are in line with relevant accounting standards and minimum control standards
• Own the accounting for complex areas and areas of judgement including marketing e-commerce, advertising, media accruals
• Communicate clearly to other areas of finance and the business
• Deliver process improvement to standardise processes across the brands and the various areas
• Identify risks and opportunities and mitigate where required
• Creatively drive value through identification of accounting and business opportunities
• Budgeting and Forecasting – support these key processes as required in particular through provision of actual costs and balances with insights into key drivers and movements
• Accounting advice – advise on the financial accounting implications of new revenue streams and transactions

Skills:
• Experience in a similar role in the Retail and Commercial sector will be a distinct advantage
• Ideal candidates will be a Qualified ACCA/ ACA/ CIMA Financial Accountant with a minimum of 2 to 4 years post qualified experience in a similar role
• Stakeholder Management – Manage and influence senior stakeholders at a senior level and challenge as required
• Accounting and Financial Management - Apply financial knowledge to commercial and operational areas and explain clearly to others (Advanced)
• Written and Verbal Communication Skills – able to tell a complex story in a compelling manner via all means of communication (Advanced)
• Problem Solving – Analyse and understand complex data and situations to recommend the optimal solution (Advanced)
• Results Focused – Delivers work end to end to conclusion in a planned and controlled manner.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Rachel Loughlin

rachel.loughlin@interquestsolutions.co.uk
0161 237 0063

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