Senior Financial Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Retail & Wholesale FMCG

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  • Salary:

    Up to £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nicholas Hague

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Marks Sattin

A high growth cosmetics brand is seeking to hire a Senior Financial Accountant with ambitions to become Financial Controller in 18-24 months.

Overview of role:

  • Running the month end process - Balance sheet reconciliation, fixed assets, deferred rent accruals, etc.
  • Month-end processes improvements.
  • Preparation of UK Financial statements under IFRS.
  • Financial modelling for new initiatives and projects, including the expansion of companies e-commerce presence and partnerships.
  • Reviewing and reporting on cash flow projections.
  • Ad hoc projects - Developing cash management in stores, improvements of controls around revenue recognition, continued systems improvements, Brexit planning, etc
  • Development of two Accounts Assistants.
  • Developing monthly reporting and analysis to ensure a best in practice finance team exists.
  • Ad hoc duties and projects to support the FD and business growth.

Candidate requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant.
  • Ability to review current practices and systems, and to implement improvements where required.
  • Strong technical accounting skills, with the experience or desire to be involved in commercial accounting duties in the future.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The desire to operate in a hands and rapidly changing environment.