POSITION: Financial Accountant
Team: Corporate Services Accounting
A global leader in delivering fund and corporate services, capital market solutions, private wealth and employee benefit solutions to multinationals, fund managers, financial institutions and business entrepreneurs worldwide. The firm employs 2,500 in 41 offices across 30 countries, including the world's key financial centres.
This senior accounting role in the corporate service team is responsible for the financial administration and accounting related functions for a portfolio of international clients within diverse industries. The candidate will need to demonstrate a desire to grow both personally and professionally within the company given the excellent learning and experience platform the role provides.
The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, intelligent, ambitious team player with strong communication skills who will recognise the opportunities presented by a growing business in a global listed Plc. They will work closely with all business areas to assist in ensuring our strong client relationships and high service levels are maintained and enhanced.
1. Corporate and Accounting services
Recording client transactions in designated accounting software, ensuring all transactions are recorded timely and accurately
Preparation of monthly and/or quarterly management accounts
Preparation of annual statutory financial statements in accordance with UK GAAP and IFRS
Preparation of group consolidated statutory accounts under IFRS
Preparation of tax declarations to UK tax authorities (VAT, P11D assistance, CIS, Intrastat, EC Sales List) Provide Audit assistance, serving as main point of contact for statutory audits of clients
2. Banking and transaction monitoring
Responsible for the timely and accurate execution/verification of client payment instructions in accordance with client agreed upon procedures
Responsible for associated transaction monitoring according to Intertrust group internal policy
Responsible for the management of client banking accounts and necessary banking administration
3. Communication and client Care
Attend clients' meetings and demonstrate professional rapport with all clients
Assist with the set-up of newly on-boarded companies
Provide open and transparent communication with clients, third party providers (payroll, tax advisors), tax authorities (HMRC), and Companies House
Maintain client documents with integrity
4. Client time recording
Accurately record all time spent dealing with client matters to ensure the clients are correctly invoiced
SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
Strong technical accounting skills, thorough knowledge of FRS 102 and working knowledge of IFRS
Previous experience in preparing statutory financial statements under UK GAAP
Understanding of VAT and experience in preparing and submitting VAT returns
Excellent Excel and Microsoft Office skills
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
The ability to prioritise effectively in order to meet conflicting deadlines within the context of a demanding workload
The ability to work effectively as part of a team, both within finance and a multi-disciplinary setting.
The ability to be flexible and pro-active in meeting the ever-changing requirements of our clients.
Desire to continuously improve and streamline processes to make a meaningful contribution to the company's performance
ACCA/CIMA candidate (studier)