Financial Accountant

Job Type:
Commerce & Industry
Central London
£55,000 - 60,000
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Growing Gaming business based in East London is looking for a Qualified Financial Accountant to join its dynamic Finance team.

This role will report directly into the CFO and is an exciting opportunity for someone wanting to build on previous career experiences and to take overall control of the integrity of the financial ledgers of a dynamic, fast-growing start up company. The successful candidate will assist with the efficient running of the Finance function by improving current working practices, streamlining financial close cycles, provide first point of contact for VAT queries, improve, adjust and document current practices and control compliance with the accounting standards and legislation.

** The office are based in Stratford, and although there is room for some flexibility, the team is currently working 5 days a week in the office **


• Control the integrity of the balance sheet, general and nominal ledgers for all sites within the company.
• Improving and maintaining process of balance sheet accounts reconciliation to provide transparent picture for assets and liabilities of the company at any time.
• Ensure that adequate accounting processes and procedures are in place and being monitored for compliance. Review and document of current process flows
• Various month end tasks including sales reconciliation, prepayments, fixed assets and closing the ledgers.
• Providing advice to the business on VAT queries
• Submission of VAT returns and any other statutory declarations
• Assist in the preparation of the monthly management accounts and annual financial statements. Managing workflow for annual audit and communication with the auditors.
• Preparation and monitoring of monthly cash flow forecast for review by the Board to ensure working capital requirements are met
• Data preparation for corporation tax computation and primary liaison to answer corporation tax queries following review


  • ACA, CIMA, ACCA (or equivalent) qualified
  • Solid financial accounting experience including ideally international consolidations experience 
  • Candidates can be coming straight from Practice, be industry qualified, or have a mix of Practice and Industry experience
  • Willingness to be be office-based 5 days a week
  • Attention to detail with a high level of accuracy and adept at meeting tight deadlines
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and competent with Word, PowerPoint and Google Suite
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Competent with using various IT systems – i.e. Xero, Netsuite, MS Office, GSuite
  • Ability to drive change through people and process development during challenging business situation

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