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Senior Financial Accountant

Posted 2 February by KennedyPearce Consulting Easy Apply Ended

KPC - Senior Financial Accountant - £60-70,000 - Brentford

KPC are exclusively partnering with a recently purchased FMCG business based in Brentford. Due to an office relocation the finance function is being re-established and the FD is looking for a number 2 to help him shape and grow the finance function.

The Senior Financial Accountant will be responsible for daily bookkeeping, internal & external financial reporting,tax filing/compliance and general oversight of the day to day accounting.

Due to the re-structure this role will evolve in a short space in time and junior members of staff will come to take on the transactional responsibility.

This is a great opportunity to make an impact on the finance function, controls, strategic initiatives and the overall adding value to the organisation.


  • Daily bookkeeping in cooperation with account receivables/payables in Finland HQ
  • Full ownership of monthly, quarterly, and yearly closing of accounts, including the preparation of statutory accounts under IFRS and FRS102
  • VAT Returns
  • Accurate cash flow management and cash flow forecasts
  • Currency hedging treatment in accounting together with Group treasury
  • Responsibility for statutory reporting
  • Corporation Tax Calculations
  • Annual statutory audit and financial statement preparation process under IFRS
  • Liaise with external advisors on the preparation of statutory financial information
  • Account receivable/payable and payroll support
  • Managing external relationships (bankers, auditors, pension, Employee Share Trust, HMRC,



  • Review ledger for potential bad debts and perform first level debt collection
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions
  • Ownership of balance sheet
  • Ensure the PO process is being adhered to and used to generate month end accruals
  • Identify areas for improvement and Implement relevant Internal Controls
  • Oversee all regulatory compliance issues


  • Identify areas for improvement and assist Financial Director in driving change to continuously improve operating environment

To be considered for this role you must be:

- Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA - 2-3 years PE minimum

- Broad exposure of management & financial accounting

- Must be able to commute to Brentford (25 minutes from Clapham Junction/30 minutes from Waterloo).

This role will be moving quickly and the client is keen to conduct interviews asap.

If you are interested apply now and we will follow up with a call.

Reference: 34381997

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