Posted - 24 May 2019
Location - LONDON, UK
The Single-Family Office of a High Net Worth individual is looking for a Senior Accountant to join the team in a fast-paced office in London.
3 companies (BVI) dealing with investments in equities and bonds
Financial statements (Balance sheet, Income Statement. Statement of Changes in Equity and Cash Flow statement) should be prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) as adopted by the European Union (EU) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).
Compile and analyse financial information (trial balance, statement of movements on accounts) and prepare financial statements for the company on a quarterly and annual basis within required deadlines. Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
Monthly closing of financial records for the company and monthly reconciliations. Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
Maintaining and accounting for financial assets portfolio including shares and bonds. Accounting for coupons on bonds and dividends on shares. Reconciliation of accounting records with Bloomberg reports.
Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
Preparation of materials for the audit of financial statements and communication with the auditors.
Ensure accurate and appropriate accounting, recording and analysis of income and expenses.
Proper file of all documents (bank statements, confirmation statements of purchases/sales, statements from Funds, loan agreements, invoices etc.).
Education and Experience
Accounting degree or equivalent
Knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles
Knowledge of economic principles
Knowledge of auditing practices and principles
Knowledge and experience of accounting software
Usually a minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial reporting, financial data analysis
Fluency in Russian would be highly desirable
Attention to details and accuracy
Planning and organizing
Strong communication skills
Information and task monitoring
Salary £50k-55k p.a.+ bonus
If you would like to find out more about the role and to apply, please send your latest CV to Tom Stuart on firstname.lastname@example.org