Financial Accountant

£70,000 | England | Permanent

IQ Talent Solutions

Posted 18 days ago

IQ Talent Solutions

We have a really exciting opportunity to join one of our successful clients. As a Finance Control Accountant, you'll be working directly alongside the Head of Finance, as well as working closely with other functions of the business.

You will have a real and meaningful impact on the success of the Finance function at the company, as we lay the foundations of the future of global financial infrastructure. Our vision is that we will build a Finance team to be a central part of the business, somewhere the Board can rely on to support strategic planning. The team will be thought leaders in relation to finance, regulatory, planning and strategic matters.


* Process the month-end accounting (currently in Xero) and produce the monthly management accounts
* Be responsible for the accounts payable function
* Assist with the processing of monthly payroll
* Process and book approved employee expenses
* Be responsible for VAT submissions on a quarterly basis
* Produce other management information, such as cost centre accounting reports


The ideal candidate for this job will have most of the following:

* An accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
* 2 or more years' experience within a finance department in banking, preferably within the UK
* Strong Excel skills
* A high degree of comfort adopting new software tools for document drafting, collaboration and communication.
* A love of writing - we have a major amount of written documentation that you will be contributing to, and we place a high degree of importance on clarity and readability

What you will receive:

* 25 days off a year + bank holidays
* Flexible, remote-friendly working - including supporting home office setup
* Tax-advantaged stock options under HMRC's Company Share Option Plan (CSOP)
* Auto-enrolment into company pension scheme
* Enhanced parental leave with up to 6 months at full pay
* Private medical insurance and life insurance (provided by AXA and AIG respectively)
* A weekly team lunch on the company (even when you're working remotely)

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.