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Senior Financial Accountant, fmcg, central London, paying c. £55-60,000

Posted 7 March by Trace Recruit Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Senior Financial Accountant - Paying up to £55 - 60k - Based in Central London

Our very exciting FMCG Client is looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to join their team. The client is going through a period of rapid growth and looking for a high calibre individual. The Financial Accountant will be responsible for applying accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyse financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.


• Compile and analyse financial information to prepare monthly, quarterly and annual accounts

• Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close processes

• Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures

• Ensure internal and external financial reporting deadlines are met

• Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures

• Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities

• Compile and analyse financial information to prepare statutory financial statements

• Prepare for financial audit and support the audit process

• Monitor and support taxation requirements

• Develop and maintain financial databases

• Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data

Technical skills & experience


• Qualified Accountant or 3+ years PQE

• Multi-national experience - FMCG preferred

• Financial, tax & statutory accounting experience

• Strong financial and logistics systems skills - SAP preferred

• Advanced Excel

Key Competencies

• Attention to detail and accuracy

• Strong communication skills

• Proven record of working in a highly pressurised environment and to tight deadlines

• Planning and organising - excellent time management with the ability to re-prioritise as appropriate

• Hands-on working style with a positive attitude

• Track record of improving systems/processes

Package estimate:

Salary dependent upon experience + benefits + discretionary bonus

Trace is an innovative recruitment consultancy. Our person organisation fit profiling tool, the Predictive Fit Profiler, is helping us fit our candidates with our clients from a personality, behaviours, motivations and cultural compatibility perspective.

Required skills

  • Balance Sheet
  • Statutory Accounting
  • Statutory Accounts
  • Tax

Reference: 34626302

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