£48000 - £50000 per annum
Job description

Financial Accountant: £48,000 - £50,000, 4 - 6 months FTC. London

For a global education company, we are recruiting a Financial Accountant for 4 - 6 months on a FTC basis. This role will ensure the financial accounting and taxation compliance of the organisation and the international subsidiaries. This role will manage the balance sheet, fixed asset register and will lead the interim and final external audit.

Main Duties:

  • Responsible for external audit and tax compliance for Group and its subsidiaries
  • Monthly balance sheet preparation and resolution of un-reconciled items, for the parent and the subsidiaries
  • Tax returns for review and sign off and organise payments to tax authorities, nationally and internationally
  • Oversee fixed asset register, leading on depreciation calculations, impairments, write offs
  • Lead on interim and final external audit, investigating and responding to audit queries
  • Lead on statutory accounts account preparation to Audit Committee and Council sign off for the parent and the subsidiaries
  • Responsible for tax calculations at year end, including gift aid payments
  • Creation of a Statement of Financial Instructions with policies and procedures for the finance team and the wider organisation. The post holder will also be responsible for the review and update of the policies and procedures once these have been created
  • Partner with FD to strengthen internal controls

Person Specification:

  • ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified
  • Advanced MS Excel skills and working knowledge of Sun Systems
  • Strong experience of FRS102 and Charity SORP
  • Strong experience of international financial accounting
  • Strong experience of drafting papers to the Board and Audit Committee


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Posted on: 29 September 2021
Closed date: 21 October 2021
Job ref: BBBH52410
Tags: Finance