Financial Reporting Accountant

Posted 10 October 2022
Salary £73000 - £75000 per annum
LocationLondon
Job type Permanent
DisciplineFinance, Accounting & Audit
Reference1456_1665478721
Contact NameCaris Sandhu

Job description

Broadgate is currently working with one of the fastest growing FinTech companies in Europe on the appointment of a Financial Reporting Accountant to join their team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to really add value to the finance function and be part of the growth journey and success in a hands-on role.

Key responsiblities:

  • Assist in the preparation, review and analysis of the group's consolidated monthly reporting in line with the internal timetable
  • Lead the preparation of the Group's statutory financial statements and annual report in accordance with IFRS and ensuring timely filing and statutory compliance
  • Adopt and maintain documentation of the group finance manual and key business processes such as procedures for preparations of financial information, significant transactions policies, tax policies, promotions policies
  • Maintain compliance with all internal control procedures surrounding financial reporting, including preparation of detailed documentation to support financial disclosures
  • Adopt and implement a formal internal controls framework, identifying and documenting the key business cycles, and formalising a process for testing key controls, ensuring consistency across the Group.
  • Own the preparation and maintenance of group accounting policies manual
  • Oversee key technical accounting matters including, for example, financial instruments accounting and share scheme valuations
  • Research and provide technical support to the group finance
  • Support key business initiatives from an accounting as well as corporate structuring and funding viewpoint
  • Manage the relationship with the external auditors, inspectors and advisors ensuring their queries are resolved and the audit process runs smoothly

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years post-qualification experience in a FinTech, FCA regulated environment or a listed business
  • High standard of technical accounting knowledge (IFRS) with strength in listed company reporting
  • Experience of participating in the interim and annual audit with external auditors and preparing the annual and interim financial statements
  • Development and improvement of accounting processes and controls
  • Logical approach to problem solving with a hands-on and can-do attitude
  • Wide ranging financial and management accounting experience; production of management accounting information including profit and loss statements, balance sheets, cash flows and narrative and variance analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and data modelling skills
  • Comfortable with creating, maintaining, and communicating templates and reports that address various needs of the business
  • Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment and proven track record of working under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to interact at an executive and non-executive level
  • Continuously look at ways to leverage new software to deliver improved processes
  • Attention to detail with a strong team ethos
  • Ability to work unsupervised, showing initiative in identifying problems and posing solutions
  • Experience with Oracle Netsuite would be a plus but not essential