Temporary Financial Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £54000.00 - £64000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Brian Poxon

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  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Brian Poxon

Our well-established, highly regarded and award winning Financial Services client, based in Kingston upon Thames, are seeking an experienced Qualified Accountant (or Finalist ACCA/CIMA) for 9 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 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 Financial Services or 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 Accounting role
  • Qualified/Finalist 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

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