We are hiring an exciting newly created Senior Accountant position, working for a fast growth, dynamic PE-backed Media business. Reporting to the Finance Director, with exposure to the senior management team, you will be working in their London Headquarters and will be working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. The Senior Accountant will lead on all accounting duties ranging from financial and statutory reporting to project related work to support the continued growth of the business, whilst assisting the Finance Director in managing the accounting teams’ wider responsibilities and deputise in their absence.
Monthly review of actuals; revenue and expense ahead of reporting financial results to Corporate Management
Monthly review and reconciliation of payroll to general ledger within month end reporting timelines
Maintaining the general ledger
Preparing quarterly and annual tax returns
Preparation of allocated statutory audit and annual financial statements
Dealing with the US parent company and liaising with the business’s European entities
Working with the FP&A team, ensuring that business is operating commercially and that the finance team is supporting the continued growth within the growth
We are looking for an independent, result-oriented and hands on Senior Accountant that is ACA or ACCA Qualified with 2-3 years’ experience. Having had experience working for a Media business is essential, as is working knowledge UK & US GAAP. You will need to be technically strong in both management and statutory accounting, with a good commercial acumen. A strong team player with a keenness to share knowledge and develop other team members, while holding the ability to drive projects independently is key to being successful in this role.