Accountant

Permanent
London,
£35-45k

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Description

A global telecommunications business based in Central London requires a Part Qualified Accountant on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will be joining a fast paced and rewarding environment with a clear career progression plan. This is an international brand admired by its peers and competitors offering a unique working culture.

Duties

Role Responsibilities

  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of monthly variance commentary for accounting movements (P&L and B/S)
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Monthly accounting and reporting responsibilities under US GAAP and statutory reporting under local GAAP for several entities
  • Closely working alongside the FP&A team to assist with commentary against forecast for key accounting areas
  • VAT returns
  • Working with Internal Audit on queries
  • Work closely with Procurement and Accounts Payable departments to ensure consistency of accounting and clean balance sheet positions
  • Assist senior management with ad hoc projects

Candidate Requirements

  • Part qualified ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent) accountant
  • Previous industry experience would be beneficial however not essential
  • Previous experience in the above role responsibilities
  • Previous exposure to IFRS or US GAAP reporting would be advantageous
  • SAP experience would be beneficial
  • Strong knowledge of core accounting principles
  • Commercially astute
  • Proactive attitude with ability to challenge, use initiative and improve processes