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Financial Accountant

Posted 23 January by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

A financial accounting job with a tech company near Heathrow

Your new company
A division of a $2B turnover tech company

Your new role
Key responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of one or two key companies
  • Business partner with multiple stakeholders in the business
  • Ownership of P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Preparation of monthly/quarterly management accounts
  • P&L and Balance Sheet analyses and commentary
  • Cash flow forecasting and reporting
  • Reconciliations e.g. Revenue, Cash, Payroll etc.
  • Management of suppliers and payment runs
  • Preparation of VAT returns / Assisting Corporation tax return preparation
  • Liaison with Group Auditors, preparation and filing of the statutory financial statements
  • Opportunities to lead/contribute in group-wide initiatives e.g. ERP implementation, Treasury, M&A Due-Diligence and Post-acquisition Integration, SOx, Transfer Pricing, Travel Expense Management, Corporate Cards, Procurement, Driving Synergies etc.
  • Commercial decision-making
  • Development and implementation of accounting policies, robust systems, processes and internal controls
  • Occasional travel (UK and international)

What you'll need to succeed

  • Exposure to Financial and Management Accounting including Statutory Accounts and FX
  • Qualified accountant, ACA or ACCA with Audit experience
  • Technically and Commercially orientated
  • Strong Microsoft Office especially Excel (pivots and lookups)
  • ERP experience, preferably Workday, Microsoft Navision or Sage
  • Extensive knowledge of UK GAAP
  • Great communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic, hands-on and fast learner


  • Audit background with subsequent commercial experience
  • Technology sector

What you'll get in return

  • A relaxed and friendly working environment
  • No dress code - every day is dress down Friday!
  • Unlimited free drinks, snacks and healthy breakfast every day
  • Lunch subsidy
  • Fantastic social events on a regular basis
  • A fast paced, dynamic environment working for a genuine market leading company

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