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Hybrid Accountant / Development - FinTech - London

Job Title: Hybrid Accountant / Development - FinTech - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry: financial services
Salary: £75,000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Hannah Alderson
Job Published: 3 months 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.

This is a truly hybrid role. You will work a lot with the core development team writing code, contributing to the ongoing automation journey. It is imperative this person has worked as an accountant in looking after central accounting processes

Role responsibilities:

  • Preparation of year end statutory accounts for London subsidiaries. Assisting auditors with the follow up audit.
  • Business process redesign. Employ the use of Python, VBA and SQL to drive performance improvements
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Optimise the configuration of existing Finance systems to drive process efficiencies and minimise risk of error
  • Re-building existing dashboards
  • 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 preferred with up to 3 years of post-qualified experience
  • Experience with any programming language or scripting language Python, SQL, GO
  • Good core accounting knowledge with an experience being hands on looking after central accounting processes
  • Experience interacting with tech product owners and developers directly
  • Experience working in cross functional teams and training end users
  • Advanced understanding of financial systems
  • Tech savvy and focused on automation