Financial Accountant

£75,000 + Bonus + benefits



They are a leading Fintech trading firm which provides a trading platform to investors and broker-dealer firms in international credit markets as well as data, connectivity solutions, trade execution and processing services to financial institutions globally. They have a multi-country presence and this role is based in their EMEA division based in London. They have grown organically and by acquisition over the last 10 years and have in the last 5 years gone from turnover of £30 million to £150m and their share price has grown 1100% in that time. They have a newly created role which has arisen by way of acquisition which is offered on either a permanent or contract to perm basis. Good career opportunities are available.


To be considered for this role you should meet the following criteria

  • No more than 1 months' notice (Essential)
  • Formal accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), or qualified by experience (7 years +)
  • Good technical accounting training and capabilities with knowledge of IFRS and/or UK GAAP
  • Financial Services experience highly desirable but not essential
  • Experience with month-end financial close processes
  • Numerate and methodical with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Process oriented with excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience with NetSuite accounting software preferred and MS Excel required
  • Excellent performance accountability orientation following through on commitments and deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.


Reporting to the Head of Finance you will have responsibility for end-to-end financial accounting process for designated EU/Asia operating entities. The EU Finance team comprises a team of six, reporting into the Head of Finance. The responsibilities include the following:

  • Assist in the preparation of statutory reporting for the European/Asian entities
  • Month-end close processing and general accounting including accruals, prepayments, payroll etc.
  • Monthly fee calculations and billing with an emphasis on automation of the underlying processes
  • Recording and reconciliation of Inter-company transactions
  • Fixed Asset accounting and maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist in determining cash requirements to maintain the appropriate cash flow for monthly expenses
  • Maintenance of policies and procedures for SOX compliance
  • Assistance in the preparation of VAT and Corporation Tax filings
  • Interaction with internal and external auditor