Senior Accountant – Financial Services - Hertfordshire

Job Title: Senior Accountant – Financial Services - Hertfordshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: St Albans
Industry: financial services
Salary: £50,000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Hannah Alderson
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

A high profile wealth management firm that have grown tremendously by strategic acquisition over the last couple of years are looking for a high-calibre, qualified accountant that can support them in a newly created role. They want an individual that has ambition that matches that of the organisation. They are proud of their organisation and culture, and can offer an individual outrageous opportunities for progression. The office is located in St Albans and offer a flexible WFH environment.


  • Working alongside the Finance Manager in a small but busy Finance team
  • Running processes such as Monthly consolidations, Quarterly IFRS submissions to Swiss Parent company, Cashflow forecasting, Board pack preparation, VAT returns plus other adhoc duties
  • Participate in the integration of newly acquired businesses into our accounting processes (Client novations, acquisition journals)
  • Reconciliation of income on a monthly and YTD basis
  • Assisting with annual budget and forecasting processes
  • Other monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Preparing YE audit files and playing a key role in the audit fieldwork
  • Regular review of processes and suggesting improvements/promoting change
  • Supporting Junior Accountant(s) in the team, assisting with accounting queries and acting as a first check/review

Required experience

  • ACA / CIMA / ACCA Finalist or Qualified Accountant
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge, in particular Mergers and Acquisitions and Consolidation, is desirable
  • Previous experience with large data analysis/reconciliations
  • Previous experience using Xero accounting software is desirable