Lead Financial Reporting Accountant

  • £65,000 + Package
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Gresham Hunt
  • 14 Mar 18 2018-03-14

Gresham Hunt are currently working with a leading Bank in their search for a Finance Change Accountant into their growing Finance function.

The role offers excellent career progression, with managers that will help you reach your professional targets as well as being given autonomy to go about your work whilst having the ability to deliver on key Change initiatives in Finance as well as facing off to senior members of the business. 

You will be tasked with:

  • Implementing a strong financial control environment.
  • Improving the financial reporting environment across the bank
  • Developing systems and processes that optimise every element of the reporting process.
  • Owning month end processes, ensuing that appropriate rigour and challenge is present in reported results.
  • Taking ownership of the financial and operational impacts of new transactions, including capital transactions and loan book acquisitions, ensuring implementation of appropriate accounting policies.
  • Enhancing and automating reconciliation and control processes.
  • Being the point of contact for Auditors and ownership of year end statutory processes.
  • Providing coaching and support for junior team members.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Be Big 4 trained- ACA qualified
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Very good project management skills, demonstrated by a record of project delivery
  • Enthusiasm and energy to contribute to the team and help it grow
  • Experience within a large consultancy firm is desirable
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Capable of challenging in a constructive and positive manner