Project Accountant
6 month FTC
GBP55,000 – GBP70,000 per annum
Hybrid, office based in the City
Start in Feb or March
financial services business based in the City are currently going through lots of positive change. They are transforming the way they work in finance, moving away from manual processes towards automation and streamlining tasks. The business is ambitious and an SME where things happen quickly and at pace.

This opportunity plays a key part within the finance transformation programme. The role reports into the Financial Controller and will work on different projects to implement process and control improvements and resolve historical issues. In particular, a key focus will be developing and automating the processes around the fixed asset registers for the portfolio of tangible and intangible assets.

Role Description

Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will focus on financial control accounting issues and ad hoc project work. This includes:

Reviewing existing processes and controls for tangible and intangible fixed assets
Migrating the current spreadsheet-based processes onto the general ledger
Automating and streamline processes to maximise the functionality of the general ledger and related systems
Identifying and implementing process improvements to increase efficiency
Working to review and improve the control framework across the Finance department
Support the Financial Control and wider Finance team projects as required
will need to investigate and unpick things where needed. Plus, you will be encouraged to ask questions and use initiative to problem solve.

Skills & Experience

You will be a Qualified (or QBE) Accountant with hands on experience within a financial control role.

A background in Financial Services is essential, either recently or in the past.

As excel is heavily used you need to have good excel skills and be self-starter with a hands-on approach. You will be comfortable to work at a detailed level and have effective time management, organisational skills and ability to deliver to deadlines.

The team are very motivated and focussed on making change to upgrade the finance control and reporting processes. They are a vibrant, upbeat and collaborative group of people. They are looking for someone with enthusiasm and energy who wants to make a difference.

This is a really good project role for someone looking to have a long term positive impact on a finance team.

To Apply for this role
Talk to Gemma Smith
T: 020 7042 8431