Financial Accountant

London Permanent £45,000 - £55,000
  • Financial Accountant
  • Global Energy & Technology Company

About Our Client

Global energy and technology company, operating at the intersection of renewable and conventional power. We trade energy in global markets

Job Description

  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded, including product control related entries.
  • Reconcile general and subsidiary bank accounts by gathering and balancing information.
  • Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines.
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses.
  • Ensure appropriate substantiation of any trading-related balance sheet values and proper documentation of all realized trading income.
  • Assist in external audit engagement and preparation of financial statements.
  • Assist with month-end Accounting close and internal/external reporting requirements.
  • Review forward book ensuring proper derivative accounting standards are followed.
  • Assist with ad-hoc analysis and requested reporting as needed.
  • Assist in the continued development of Finance and Accounting systems and procedures.

The Successful Applicant

  • Proven experience as a junior accountant, preferably 2-3 years experience
  • Degree in accounting, finance, or relevant field, or commensurate experience.
  • Working towards completion of an accounting qualification (ACCA or CIMA), having sat & passed exams
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications, including advanced Excel skills.
  • Ability to work in a lean, start-up environment in a hands-on and independent manner.
  • Excellent organizing abilities, critical thinker, team player.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen.

Desired but not essential:

  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices. Previous exposure to UK GAAP, IFRS or US GAAP is preferred.
  • Ability to handle large data sets are desirable but not required.

What's on Offer

Looking to pay up to £55,000 depending on experience, with a comprehensive benefits package which includes an expected bonus of 15%-20% of base salary

Will Fairhurst
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+44 207 645 1440

Job summary

Financial Services
Sub Sector
Financial Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Will Fairhurst
Consultant phone
+44 207 645 1440
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