Financial Accountant - 3 month contract - Financial Services

Financial Accountant - 3 month contract - Financial Services

  • Location

    Kingston upon Thames, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £16 - £23 per hour + + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Our well-established, highly regarded and award winning Financial Services client, based in Kingston upon Thames, are seeking an experienced Part Qualified or Qualified Accountant for 3 months to work on a newly created project within the Finance team.

Working closely with the well-regarded, experienced finance team, and working closer with the transactional teams and Finance Manager, you will ideally have worked within a Financial Services business previously and be available at short notice to start this role. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this role will be working from home throughout this assignment.

As an interim Lease Accountant your role will be varied, interesting and also challenging, and will include:Assist with month end process and activities including the lease accounting entries.

  • Assisting the finance team with month-end processed and activities including the lease accounting entries
  • Performing daily balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assisting with the VAT return for all registered entities
  • Liaising with providers of the lease administration system, building a relationship and working with the IT teams to improve reporting
  • Checking all payment requests, ensuring adequate documentation
  • Control accounting
  • Preparing and checking settlements as well as part settlements and variation calculations
  • Maintaining fixed asset register and movement in work in progress
  • Accruals and prepayments

Ideally you will come from a similar Leasing background, within the Financial Services industry and be able to add value to this established team.

The ideal profile of this Lease Accountant will include:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar Lease Accounting role
  • Qualified/Part Qualified in ACA or ACCA or CIMA
  • Knowledge of working within the Leasing and Financial Services industry
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Strong financial accounting experience
  • Enthusiastic, proactive, flexible and accurate

Please do get in touch for more information on this role and my client can move very quickly with interviews and on-boarding. You must be available at fairly short notice to start this role and be able to work from home. Full training on their in-house systems will of course be given!

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