Financial Accountant (3-month temp) Financial Accountant (3-month temp) …

Goodman Masson
in London, United Kingdom
Temporary, Full time
Last application, 14 Oct 21
GBP300 - GBP350 per annum
Goodman Masson
in London, United Kingdom
Temporary, Full time
Last application, 14 Oct 21
GBP300 - GBP350 per annum
Goodman Masson have partnered with a leading Financial Services company to assist with their search for a Financial Accountant for a minimum 3-month contract, which will fall inside IR35.

We are looking for an experienced Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with working knowledge of statutory accounts and FINREP Reporting. It is beneficial that candidates come from a similar industry or have experience working for a Financial Services business.

The successful candidate will be based in committing distance to London and must be IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE!

Main Objectives

  • Complete FINREP reporting for Luxembourg on quarterly and annual basis and support London FINREP reporting, ensuring full compliance with reporting requirements and reconciliation to financial statements. Seek ways to automate reporting process.

  • Co-ordinate and manage Financial Reporting/ Statutory accounts process for Luxembourg, ensuring reporting time lines are met and liaising with auditors as required. Prepare analysis to support various disclosures and ensure effective control process is in place to support accounts preparation. Seek ways to automate the statutory reporting process.

  • Provide full support for Management Reporting function, ensuring all aspects of the required reporting can be undertaken to ensure cover is in place, including budgets and forecasts, allocations, transfer pricing and providing support to management and business management as required.

  • Support the GL Close Process, identifying errors prior to close and ensuring the integrity of the London Ledger. Ensure monthly attestations, reconciliations are complete and reviewed for any exceptions. This includes review of revenue and cost streams, variance analysis to ensure correct ledger bookings, providing month end commentaries as required and resolving accounting/GL issues as they arise.

  • Provide accounting guidance to the team to support statutory and regulatory requirements.

  • Support other areas of External reporting as required as work levels increase to support the business and to meet reporting deadlines. This may include aspects of regulatory reporting.

Skills / Knowledge Required

  • Qualified Accountant (preferably ACA or ACCA), with good working knowledge of IFRS and with at least 3years experience of working within Investment Banking.

  • Good product knowledge.

  • Strong Excel skills; Pivot tables, lookup functions and other data manipulation functions - Essential

  • FOREP reporting experience

  • Experience of Essbase and Corporate General Ledger experience - Highly desired

If you have the required experience and you want to fast-track your application, please send your CV directly to

Company Overview

With a team of over 200 and growing every day, Goodman Masson is one of London’s specialist Finance and Technology recruitment businesses. Voted ‘Best Recruitment Company to Work For’ in 2018, our passion for what we do is clear.

Based in London, Düsseldorf and New York, we hold annual revenues exceeding £42 million. This includes Qualified & Part-Qualified / Transactional Finance, Actuarial & Investment Management, Audit, Banking Operations, Compliance & Financial Crime, Front Office, Housing Development, Information & Cyber Security, Technology, Digital & Data, Product Control & Valuations, Projects, Change & Transformation, Risk & Regulation, Tax and Treasury.

We also have a Solutions team who provide RPO, hybrid and volume recruitment services. Alongside this, Goodman Masson have developed an Executive Search team who focus on sourcing C-suite talent to fee earning Legal partners.


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