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Interim Financial Accountant

CK10010

£90k-£100k

Remote

Interim

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Finatal is currently working with a financial services company who was previously backed by a tier-1 private equity firm before being bought out by a global financial services company. Currently, they are navigating a challenging audit period and require a highly skilled Technical Accountant to join their team.

Role Overview:

The role will report directly to Head of Finance Operations and involve active management of stakeholders including the statutory accounts outsource providers and external auditors. The Technical Accountant will play a critical role in addressing audit issues You will provide expert technical accounting support, manage the audit process, and implement robust financial controls and procedures. This role demands a highly experienced accountant with a strong background in financial services and or, a highly regulated environment. Experience with SPV accounting is highly desirable.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and update where necessary the statutory accounts for all entities in line with IFRS, FRS 101 or 102 as required.
  • Agree templates for each type of statutory accounts with the external outsource providers and the external auditors
  • Actively manage internal and external stakeholders who provide disclosure information for the relevant statutory accounts
  • Provide financial and non-financial information to the outsource providers in the prescribed format and by specified deadlines
  • Resolve queries with external auditors relating to the statutory accounts on a timely basis

Qualifications:

  • Accounting qualified. ACA/ACCA preferred.
  • Experience in working within a highly regulated environment
  • Prior experience in SPV accounting is desirable.
  • Financial services experience is highly desirable