Senior Financial Accountant

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Financial Accountancy
  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    60000 £ - 70000 £ / Year
  • External Reference
    512597-

Senior Financial Accountant
Asset-Management experience advantageous
London
£60,000-£70,000

A Leading investment/ Asset management firm based in London is currently seeking a Financial Accountant with Some Management Accounting experience. This is a newly formed position reporting into the Chief Accountant.
Responsibilities
1.Financial accounting
*Prepare year-end statutory accounts for audit by external auditors.
*Liaise with external auditors to ensure audit of statutory accounts is completed and signed off prior to board meeting and AGM is a timely manner.
*Liaise with external auditors to ensure CASS audit is completed and signed off prior to board meeting and AGM in a timely manner.
*Prepare statutory accounts and provide full supporting documentation for tax advisors to enable calculation of tax figures for inclusion in statutory accounts.
*Prepare management accounts and provide full supporting documentation for tax advisors to enable calculation of quarterly tax figure to be paid to HMRC.
*Produce regulatory financial reporting (FCA) in line with the Regulators' timetable
2.Management accounting
*Produce monthly management accounts including Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet along with appropriate variance analysis for presentation at monthly management committee meetings
*Monitor the Company's capital adequacy.
*Produce periodic reports for Head Office and complete Head Office financial returns.
*Monitor currency position and liaise with MD & CEO with a view to either hedging or selling currency.
3.General accounting/Expense Management
*Raise client invoices and monitor receipt of funds.
*Ensure expenses are properly authorised. Expenses must be signed off by the person submitting the claim and authorised for payment following the strict authorities and expense claim rules.
*Appropriately code the invoice for entry into the accounting system.

Experience
*Asset management experience is advantageous
*Minimum 5 years' experience as a Management / Financial Accountant.
*Ability to control and accurately record income and expenses, issuing invoices, credit control and performing reconciliations.
*Ability to produce and analyse monthly management accounts. Production of year end statutory accounts in line with appropriate UK accounting regulations.
*Understanding of Head Office financial reporting requirements.
*Knowledge of Head Office requirements on expense policies.
*knowledge of preparing Corporation Tax data to send to external consultants.
*knowledge of VAT regulation particularly in respect to fund management activities.

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