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Senior Financial Accountant – Salary up to £80,000 DoE – VFR3027

Role: Senior Financial Accountant

Industry: Marketing Agency

Location: Central London

Salary £60,000 – £80,000 DoE

Full Time Permanent – Hybrid 3 days WFH

Ref: VisionFR 3027

VisionFR is recruiting a Senior Financial Accountant to support the financial operations for a marketing agency. This role will report to the Finance Director. The Senior Financial Accountant will be supporting the financial reporting, audits, cash management, and ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in financial management, a strong understanding of the advertising industry, very strong accounting technical skills and the ability to operate in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

The role of the Senior Financial Accountant

Nominal Ledger Management

  • Support the management of the nominal ledger, ensuing accuracy and completeness of financial records.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts, including bank accounts, accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Reconcile payroll and prepare related journal entries
  • Prepare journal entries, ensuring proper classification and documentation of transactions
  • Support month end closing process ensuring adherence to internal controls and company timelines

Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • Prepare monthly financial reports based on agency specific requirements.
  • Analyse financial data and trends to identify variances, anomalies and prepare explanation of variances
  • Prepare Ad hoc reports as needed by management

Internal Controls & Audit

  • Monitor internal controls and ensure compliance.
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors providing necessary documentation and support

Treasury and Cash Management

  • Oversee cash flow forecasting.
  • Analyse agency cash flow and propose actions to increase liquidity
  • Monitor foreign exchange risk and suggest strategies as needed

Skills and Requirements of a Senior Financial Accountant

  • Qualified Accountant – ACA / ACCA /CIMA
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles including IFRS 15
  • Understanding of SOX requirements and experience of operating in SOX compliant organisation
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Proficiency in financial software and systems (e.g., ERP, accounting software), Maconomy experience is an advantage.
  • Excellent analytical, strategic, and communication skills

VisionFR is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, inclusion and eliminating unlawful discrimination within our workforce and whilst fulfilling our Client recruitment needs.

Due to the high level of applications being received if you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion, usually due to other candidates having more relevant sector exposure, qualifications or required skills. We thank you for your interest.

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