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Qualified Lead Accountant

  • £60000 - £65000 per annum
  • London
  • Posted: 28/09/2022
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387143991

Job Details

“The art of communication is the language of leadership.” - James Humes.
Sheridan Maine is delighted to be working with an established organisation based in central London. They are currently looking for a Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent).   
This position would suit a finance professional who has experience of leading a team, and who possesses a good understanding of internal controls requirements.
The company operate a hybrid working policy, with 1 day in the office, the rest worked from home.
Responsibilities of the Lead Accountant include:

  • Manage, guide and support a team of accountants
  • Monitor controls within the finance and reporting function
  • Prepare management accounts and present to directors and stakeholders
  • Provide crucial insight that will result in achieving company financial objectives
  • Assess monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assess commentary for monthly performance
  • Work with key stakeholders to monitor business performance
  • Continuously review existing processes and controls
  • Other ad-hoc tasks and projects
To be considered for the role of Lead Accountant, you will require the following attributes:
  • Good knowledge of UK & US GAAP and IFRS
  • Understanding of direct and indirect taxation
  • Good technical knowledge in finance systems
  • Strong team management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills

You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.
If you’re passionate about this position or are keen to hear more, please click on “apply” as soon as possible.