Senior Financial Accountant – Global Advertising Agency

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A Global Advertising Agency that has developed an enviable client base, and a reputation for being a great employer, has a great new role for a Senior Financial Accountant to join their busy friendly finance team. This role will suit an individual who has recently qualified and is looking to work for a thriving business who is a driving force in their industry.


Reporting into the Group Financial Controller the role will provide technical support with a blend of financial accounting, month end and management accounting. The business requires a technically strong individual who enjoys getting into the detail of the accounts, analysing and providing insight to assist the business.


Supervising 2 staff members your core duties as the Senior Financial Accountant will include:


  • Manage the month end accounting and reconciliation process;
  • Preparation of the management accounts to include P&L, Balance Sheet, Accruals, Prepayments, Variance Analysis and commentaries;
  • Assist with preparing the year end audit file;
  • Manage the balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Cash flow and cost reporting;
  • General ledger reconciliations;
  • Payroll and control account reconciliations;
  • Preparation of data for P11D, PSA, CPR
  • Management of Annual Cost Budget preparation incl liaising with Dept heads on their detailed budget makeup
  • Assist in the calculation, presentation and payment of VAT and calculation of corporation tax;
  • Intercompany accounts management with International offices;
  • Ad hoc projects and reporting for the business as required.


The person:

  • ACCA/CIMA/ACA (or equivalent) Qualified or Part Qualified;
  • Experience in SAP would be preferred;
  • Strong Excel skills;
  • Strong presentational skills, with the ability to provide insightful information to senior management
  • Strong management accounting skills ideally gained within a media or advertising organisation;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build excellent working relationships and influence others;
  • Attention to detail, whilst working to tight deadlines;
  • Superior analytical, evaluative and problem solving abilities;
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to manipulate data into an attractive format for senior management.

If this sounds like you then please send us your CV now!

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