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Finance Analytics Accountant - FinTech - London

Job Title: Finance Analytics Accountant - FinTech - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry: financial services
Salary: £75,000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Hannah Alderson
Job Published: 11 days ago

Job Description

 A world class FinTech organisation are on the hunt for a recently qualified accountant who is also a proficient coder that can bridge the gap between Finance & Technology teams and use code to drive performance improvements in the finance department.

Role responsibilities:

  • Perform analytical review of monthly information
  • Preparation of year end statutory accounts
  • Business process redesign. Employ the use of Python, Excel VBA and SQL to drive performance improvements
  • Optimise the flow of data across systems (e.g. timing of cut-offs, timing of data flows, automation of data loads)
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Preparation of year end statutory accounts for London subsidiaries. Assisting auditors with the follow up audit.
  • Optimise the configuration of existing Finance systems to drive process efficiencies and minimise risk of error
  • Data mining in SQL for various teams across the Finance function to provide better data insights and meaningful reports
  • Ad-hoc reporting and project work

Requirements:

  • Fully Qualified Accountant – ACA with up to 3 years of post-qualified experience
  • Experienced with reporting and analytical tools
  • Experience with any programming language or scripting language would be highly beneficial, e.g. Java, Python, etc.
  • Experience interacting with tech product owners and developers directly
  • Experience working in cross functional teams and training end users
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge 
  • Advanced understanding of financial systems