Financial Accountant

£100,000 | Birmingham | Permanent


Posted 20 days ago


InterQuest are proudly supporting a progressive and growing challenger bank who are looking for a Financial Accountant to join their team in Birmingham. This is your chance to join a collaborative business with a strong flexible culture and allow you to make an impact and build processes and frameworks.

Key Responsibilities:
- Guarantee the accuracy and integrity of financial statements and supporting records.
- Own and approve balance sheet reconciliations.
- Lead and manage both internal and external audits, including project planning, scheduling, communication, and evidence gathering.
- Uphold strict compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.
- Prepare corporate statutory accounts on time, liaising effectively with auditors.
- Develop and implement robust accounting policies and processes for a growing bank.
- Prepare tax disclosures and collaborate with external advisors to submit tax returns and R&D claims.
- Maintain and strengthen compliance controls.
- Perform monthly reconciliations with meticulous attention to detail.
- Prepare technical accounting papers for internal use.
- Support the integration of new products and systems into financial reporting processes.

Previous Experience
- Strong accounting qualifications (e.g., CA, ACCA, CIMA).
- Proven experience in financial reporting and controls.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Experience leading audits and managing projects.
- Proficiency in accounting software and systems.

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.