Senior Accountant

Recruiter
LMA
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
55K - 60K
Posted
15 Jan 2019
Closes
17 Feb 2019
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Principal Responsibilities

 

Support processes and systems

  • Assist in the implementation, monitoring, and governance of finance policies and procedures including but not limited to travel & entertainment, accounts payable (vendor on-boarding and payment issues), and associate payroll processes  
  • Support applicable finance processes within our global organization as appropriate to effectively build our global operating model
  • Serve as the finance system business contact in support of business activities including functional knowledge of firm's ERP and related ancillary systems to provide business support
  • Serve as a general resource or liaison for assigned office and applicable regions for CFO Group related activities including ad-hoc project support 

Support global business partners

  • Communicate with global local offices to answer queries about financial transactions to deliver insight and actionable feedback to corporate headquarters
  • Collaborate with the relevant CFO Group associates to establish informed, best practices for our global organization
  • Assist global offices with questions regarding financial results to budget in partnership with the FP&A organization as needed in support of the firm budget process
  • Assist to bridge the time zones differences between international offices and US headquarters to enable a more proactive global operating model

Financial Reporting Support

  • Utilizes existing or develops necessary information to support financial reporting including ad-hoc reporting requests and special projects with direction from financial reporting team,
  • Support general ledger accounting function, where appropriate, in support of the financial close process including but not limited to journal entry support/review and variance analysis
  • Converts data into actionable information in support of financial reporting process including core financial tools, MS Office products, and other tools as needed

Process Improvement

  • Provides quality oversight, including local perspective, for deliverables deemed critical in support of the global finance organization linked to agreed metrics for the relevant functional areas
  •  
  • Assists in development of new reports utilizing relevant data sources to inform business
  • Supports and at times defines, changes to processes, tools, or business practices

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES / SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS

 

Required:

 

  • Ability to collaborate with various levels of stakeholders across the TRP organization including senior managers
  • Consults with others and provides information to enable timely decisions
  • Exhibit energy and enthusiasm and detail orientation in daily responsibilities
  • Seeks ways to improve processes while thinking about the system as a whole
  • Responsive, team-oriented approach with excellent client-service skills for effective relations with internal clients
  • Strong analytical skills coupled with solid oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly
  • Focuses on professional development and takes advantage of continuous learning
  • Proficiency in desktop software (MS Excel, etc.) and aptitude to learn and use ERP systems

 

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Financial Services Industry
  • Experience with financial systems
  • Have or pursuing additional financial accreditations (CPA, CMA, ACCA, CFA, CIMA, etc.)

Principal Responsibilities

 

Support processes and systems

  • Assist in the implementation, monitoring, and governance of finance policies and procedures including but not limited to travel & entertainment, accounts payable (vendor on-boarding and payment issues), and associate payroll processes  
  • Support applicable finance processes within our global organization as appropriate to effectively build our global operating model
  • Serve as the finance system business contact in support of business activities including functional knowledge of firm's ERP and related ancillary systems to provide business support
  • Serve as a general resource or liaison for assigned office and applicable regions for CFO Group related activities including ad-hoc project support 

Support global business partners

  • Communicate with global local offices to answer queries about financial transactions to deliver insight and actionable feedback to corporate headquarters
  • Collaborate with the relevant CFO Group associates to establish informed, best practices for our global organization
  • Assist global offices with questions regarding financial results to budget in partnership with the FP&A organization as needed in support of the firm budget process
  • Assist to bridge the time zones differences between international offices and US headquarters to enable a more proactive global operating model

Financial Reporting Support

  • Utilizes existing or develops necessary information to support financial reporting including ad-hoc reporting requests and special projects with direction from financial reporting team,
  • Support general ledger accounting function, where appropriate, in support of the financial close process including but not limited to journal entry support/review and variance analysis
  • Converts data into actionable information in support of financial reporting process including core financial tools, MS Office products, and other tools as needed

Process Improvement

  • Provides quality oversight, including local perspective, for deliverables deemed critical in support of the global finance organization linked to agreed metrics for the relevant functional areas
  •  
  • Assists in development of new reports utilizing relevant data sources to inform business
  • Supports and at times defines, changes to processes, tools, or business practices

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES / SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS

 

Required:

 

  • Ability to collaborate with various levels of stakeholders across the TRP organization including senior managers
  • Consults with others and provides information to enable timely decisions
  • Exhibit energy and enthusiasm and detail orientation in daily responsibilities
  • Seeks ways to improve processes while thinking about the system as a whole
  • Responsive, team-oriented approach with excellent client-service skills for effective relations with internal clients
  • Strong analytical skills coupled with solid oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly
  • Focuses on professional development and takes advantage of continuous learning
  • Proficiency in desktop software (MS Excel, etc.) and aptitude to learn and use ERP systems

 

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Financial Services Industry
  • Experience with financial systems
  • Have or pursuing additional financial accreditations (CPA, CMA, ACCA, CFA, CIMA, etc.)

University degree and 3-5 years of finance or accounting experience is preferred

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