Financial Accountant

Legal, Birmingham, West Midlands

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I am currently partnering with an international law firm in Birmingham City Centre who are looking to recruit a candidate on a 15 month contract for a Financial Accountant post within the team. The role is really varied and will focus on year end for the first 4 months of the role as a priority during a busy period of year end focusing on UK, Hong Kong and Canadian accounts. This role will give the successful candidate exposure to management accounts and budgeting during the 15 months.

The position is to cover a maternity cover for a great member of the team, you will be in charge of the statutory reporting for UK, Hong Kong, and Canada during the busiest time of the year for the business. Alongside you will manage a part qualified team of two and report into a Group Financial Controller and Head of Finance within a great environment.

  • Have knowledge / understanding of latest accounting standards such as UK IFRS and any FX experience
  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA candidate) with a confident communication style, preferably having had exposure to dealing with senior managers in a professional services business. The ideal candidate would have an audit background with 2 years experience within industry in a complex financial accounting stat based role.
  • Have demonstrable organisation skills, allowing you to easily balance concurrent projects and a busy workload, effectively prioritising duties for the benefit of the business.
  • Be a self-starter with tangible initiative – the role will need a proactive person who can initiate and manage their own priorities / workload in order to be successful along with delegate to your team.

In return you will;

  • Join a growing, commercially-focused, successful and fast-paced organisation that will provide genuine opportunities to develop your career and skill-set during a time of system transformation.
  • Gain varied exposure in a diverse role, giving you great financial and commercial experience in a growing well established business.
  • Have the opportunity to work in a unique interesting environment where you will be surrounded by like-minded intelligent individuals.
  • Receive a leading benefits package and a competitive base salary with a flexible working culture, on-site gym, and canteen in the office.

Are you a talented technical Accountant looking to assume a broad and varied senior role in a growing and successful business and enjoy fantastic career opportunities? If so then this is a role to explore further


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