Financial Accountant - £60,000

£40k - £60k
City of London
12 Aug 2019

Financial Accountant - £60,000

Financial Accountant - £60,000

A qualified accountant is required for a financial accountant role within a large global organisation, which is a subsidiary of a listed Media business. With salary up to £60,000, the role is based near Regents Park.

The business have a number of exciting transformation initiatives planned for the year ahead, with the individual being given the exposure to provide support across the functions.

Brief overview of responsibilities:

  • Support production of Financial Management Information (FMI) within Global Functions (GF), including Group, GF and Statutory reporting
  • Support with prep of FMI, driving financial performance & financial planning & analysis / investment activity
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the balance sheet control processes (prepared and reviewed on a timely basis)
  • Responsible for ensuring correct accounting for investments, acquisitions, treasury and IT capital projects
  • Support the month end close process including balance sheet reviews
  • Support the preparation and review of the balance sheet and financial statements of the combined Global functions
  • Work with commercial finance to improve financial process and controls
  • Support FC in review of specialist finance activities
  • Support FM/FC and work with Commercial Finance across a number of other finance initiatives for the Global Functions (Finance, HR, Technology, Operations, Legal, Comms and Social Impact)
  • Key activities include investment accounting, treasury accounting, month end, VAT returns, statutory accounts preparation supervision, internal/external audit support.


  • Fully qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CAANZ)
  • Eligible to work within the UK
  • UK experience within financial control, statutory reporting and IFRS
  • Confident individuals being able to business partner with various departments
  • Strong Excel skills an advantage, as well as Power BI
  • If from an Audit background, keen to get hands on to bridge the Industry experience gap.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.