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Financial Accountant



15d ago

  • Job
    Junior (1-2 years) - Mid-level (3-4 years)
  • Accounting & Tax
  • London
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AI generated summary

  • You must have 2+ years of financial experience with ACA, ACCA, or CIMA qualifications, strong UK GAAP knowledge, IT skills, ability to meet deadlines, and be a team player with attention to detail and effective communication.
  • You will assist with audit coordination, financial statement preparation, monthly close activities, VAT return preparation, payment practices submissions, AP query resolution, FCA returns, and ad hoc tasks.


  • 2+ years of experience, part to full qualification in ACA, ACCA, CIMA
  • Strong technical experience in UK GAAP, prior audit experience preferred.
  • Ability to work with large data sets.
  • IT literate.
  • Experience of working effectively to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Preferred characteristics:
  • Team player
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • An excellent eye for detail
  • Ability to remain effective under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others using written and spoken English, including those who may not have a financial background


  • Help with the planning and coordination of US & UK GAAP audit timetables, ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Preparing various accounts workings and Financial Statements documents in OneSource.
  • Monthly GL close work, including journal posting, reconciliation preparation, reviews, monthly variance commentary.
  • Participation in the preparation of the UK Group VAT return.
  • Coordination of the payment practices half yearly submissions, including data analysis/reviews and improvement planning suggestions.
  • Being a point of contact for AP queries/requests for both the local teams/business and the AP centre of excellence team in Gurugram.
  • Supporting the quarterly FCA returns.
  • Ad hoc tasks or projects as required.


What are the main responsibilities of a Financial Accountant in this role?

The main responsibilities include supporting the Financial Control team with monthly/quarterly/yearly reporting and other local statutory reporting obligations.

What specific tasks will I be expected to perform as a Financial Accountant?

As a Financial Accountant, you will be expected to assist with financial reporting, reconciliations, compliance with accounting standards, and any other ad-hoc financial tasks as needed.

What qualifications or experience are required for this role?

A degree in accounting or finance, professional qualification such as CPA or ACCA, and prior experience in financial reporting and accounting are typically required for a Financial Accountant position.

Will I be working independently or as part of a team as a Financial Accountant?

You will primarily work as part of the Financial Control team to support their reporting and compliance obligations, but may also be required to work independently on certain tasks.

Are there opportunities for career advancement in this role?

Yes, there may be opportunities for career advancement within the Financial Control team or in other areas of finance within the company, depending on performance and opportunities for growth.

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  • Medical Plan

    Choose from three plan options: Standard, Plus or Basic, administered by UnitedHealthCare and, in limited locations, Kaiser Permanente. Health Savings Account (HSA) automatically comes with Plus or Basic plans and is Company-funded with $600 for employee coverage, or $1,200 for employee+1 or family coverage. 100 percent preventive care coverage is included with all plans.

  • Paid time off (PTO)

    Combines vacation, sick leave and personal time: 18 to 28 days per year, depending on your years of service and job level.

  • Enhanced Life Insurance

    Take advantage of group rates on optional coverage for you, your spouse/domestic partner and children at your own cost. Enroll when first eligible for the most favorable underwriting.

  • Parental Leave Pay

    Six weeks of paid leave at 100% of salary.

  • Flexible work arrangements

    May be available to help you balance work, family and personal commitments.