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Financial Accountant

Posted 2 February by Page Personnel Finance Ended

My client is a market leading Information Technology company that specialise in Communications Centres.

Due to recent growth, they are looking to hire a Financial Accountant on a Temporary to Permanent basis.

Sector: Accountancy

East London

Client Details

Page Personnel are representing an international IT Managed Service and unified communications business which owns proprietary network monitoring software.

Revenues are c.£17m for 2017 and are predicted to rise significant by 2018.

As part of a restructure of the Finance Department and the anticipated growth, an opportunity exists for a Full Time Financial Accountant reporting directly to the Director of Finance.


East London: Financial Accountant:

Key Duties and Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the nominal ledgers are up to date with accurate data and any identified errors are reconciled.
  • Ensure balance sheet control accounts are reconciled to an agreed timetable and any identified errors are reconciled.
  • Posting of journal entries and assisting in the preparation of the management accounts and monthly board pack.
  • Preparation of the payroll for first review.
  • Preparation of board pack
  • Project Accounting
  • Assist in the budget / forecasting and three-year plan process.
  • Preparation of year-end audit schedules and policies and procedures where needed and liaison with External Auditors.
  • From time to time any other adhoc duties.


The Successful candidate:


  • Current and working knowledge of UK Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Reporting Standards (FRS)
  • Part qualified
  • Years' experience must be 2+ in a similar role.
  • Year-end audit schedules preparation.
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of the business including the Board.


  • Knowledge of accounting package Sage or preferably Netsuite
  • Project Accounting experience
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible Approach
  • Commercial awareness
  • Self-starter

Job Offer

The successful candidate will receive between £18-22 per hour depending on experience

Required skills

  • East London: Financial Accountant

Reference: 34383961

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