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Financial Accountant - London - £52,000 - 6 month FTC

Job Title: Financial Accountant - London - £52,000 - 6 month FTC
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: ASH17432RT_1542712060
Contact Name: Rebecca Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Financial Accountant (FX, spread betting, brokering) - London - £52,000 - 6 month FTC
Enterprise leading global entity in spread betting / FX seeking a qualified Senior Financial Accountant to join a small team involved with management, accounting, regulatory and taxation of the business.

To secure this role you must be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
Have working knowledge of direct and indirect tax and regulatory matters
Come from a background in Finance and Accounting with working knowledge of accounting standards
Your interpersonal skills must be second to none with strong verbal and written skills and a strong work ethic with the ability to juggle multiple tasks.

Ideally you will also have experience working within spread betting or a brokerage company,
with knowledge of Oracle Financials and advanced spreadsheet experience using Excel.

Your responsibilities will include:
Managing the purchasing process for the business - liaising with all PO requisitioners, ensuring correct coding, available budget, collaborating with others to ensure the process is run efficiently.
Assist the back-office finance team and other financial stakeholders across the group to ensure bank reconciliations are completed, both timely and accurately.
Management reporting- ensure entries are complete and accurate and closed each month in line with group requirements, as well as completing monthly finance packs for Head of Finance to Review.
Review Accounting entries, ensuring they are coded to correct account and cost centre and books are free from material misstatement.
Ensure all regulatory reporting is correct and filed on time with relevant authorities
Produce financial statements for the business
Provide ad-hoc reporting for the Head of Finance and standing in for them where necessary.
Integrating new businesses onto the finance ledgers, ensuring they are accounted for correctly
Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with local GAAP and applicable local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting, along with internal guidelines.

This is a 6 month FTC and is offered at a salary of up to £52,000. During the fixed term contract you will also be applicable for benefits and holiday allowance. This is an IMMEDIATE requirement, so please send a copy of your CV at your very earliest opportunity, should you wish to be considered for this contract. The reference number is ASH17432RT.

The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.