Senior Financial accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Egham, Surrey
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Reference: JN -072019-441639
Contact Name: Andrew Dallas
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2019 15:57

Job Description

Financial Accountant

Salary between £55-65K plus Bonus and Benefits.

The Company

An exciting, rapidly growing, mature start up Financial Services Company, is looking to appoint a high calibre Financial Accountant. Reporting to the Head of Finance and based near Egham.

The company is about to embark upon an exciting period of growth and transformation as they prepare for further investors, banking licenses and a potential IPO.

This is a perfect opportunity for a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA) looking to make a move into a new, dynamic and fast-growing company, and achieve a broad, financial control and reporting role that will provide a fantastic stepping stone for anyone looking for a long-term career path to Head of Finance.

The Financial Accountant will have a key role to play in establishing appropriate procedures and controls within the area of financial accounting as the business expands and prepares for a potential IPO.


Annual statutory accounts, related disclosures including liaison with external auditors.

Involvement in the design, implementation and roll out of the accounting outputs for the new Group wide treasury management system for instruments and hedge accounting

Corporation Tax returns and ensuring business complies with all applicable tax regulations.

Production of key monthly and annual reports for statutory and regulatory reporting

Operating and enhancing financial controls including balance sheet reconciliations

Supporting the delivery of projects and continuous process improvements

Maintain and evaluate financial systems, suggesting improvements where needed.

Regulatory reporting and implementation

Knowledge & Experience

Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.

Experience with general ledger functions, month end and year end close processes.

Experience with statutory accounts preparation with a FS/Structured finance background

Qualified chartered accountant ACA, ACCA, CA

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Tenacious in pursuing issues to resolution

Excellent attention to detail.

Flexible can-do attitude