Financial Accountant - (9-12 MONTH CONTRACT)

£50,000 - £55,000 + bonus + benefits Central London

Who they are

Expanding SME retail bank and the London branch of an international banking group have a 9 -12 month contract working within a small finance function.

The Role

The role will involve the preparation of Statutory Accounts, UK GAAP Conversion to FRS 102, documentation of accounting policies and procedures, and to assist the CFO and Deputy CFO as required. The role includes the following:

  • Conversion of UK GAAP Accounts into FRS 102.
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts in accordance with FRS 102 and deal with audit queries.
  • Impact assessment of upcoming accounting standards.
  • Documentation of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Improve efficiency and transparency of existing reporting through the use of IT solutions and enhanced processes.
  • Cross train and provide back up for the preparation and review of monthly Management Accounts.
  • Cross train and provide backup for the preparation of Daily Currency Balance Sheet.
  • To provide assistance to the CFO and Deputy CFO as required.

Who They Are Looking For

To be considered for this role, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Qualified Accountant or QBE with a minimum of 2 years' experience in a finance department or finance related role in a Bank
  • Some previous experience gained in a conversion project from UK GAAP to IFRS
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP, FRS 102 and IFRS and experience of managing and preparation of statutory accounts within a bank or financial institution
  • Intermediate user of MS Excel and Access
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, team working and organisational skills.
  • Good report writing skills, highly numerate and analytical with ability to interpret statistical information.
  • Good influencing skills and able to present persuasive arguments.