Senior Accountant (Freelance contract) – Banking Client

Greater London Contract / 3-6 months €500 - €700 per day

Senior Accountant – Banking Client – Brussels

Duration: 3-6 months initally

Rate: €500 – €700 per day

Remote working – some travel to the office needed 1 per month

We are looking for a senior accountant, with solid communication, technology, organizational and analytical skills to join the Financial Division in our Group Accounting Services department.

We’re looking for someone who see opportunities instead of challenges. What you know matters, but the right mindset is just as important in determining success.

Together with a team of multiple (associate) accountants you will be assigned to specific accounting tasks within our Finance Shared Service center. In a first phase you will deal with all the end-to-end accounting tasks and high importance should be given to the review of current accounting processes, accounting data quality and improvement.

Main roles

  • Performs general accounting activities, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements, such as balance sheets, profit-and-loss statements and capital expenditure schedules
  • Perform month-end analytical reviews of the accounts, explaining fluctuations to key stakeholders (cost accounting analysis)
  • Prepares, records, analyses and reports accounting transactions and ensures the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles
  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls. Also ensure that accounting procedures comply with GAAP
  • Identify areas for process improvement and take action to make it a success
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of accounting journal entries
  • Ensure that the balance sheet accounts are coherent and properly reconciled
  • Interact with internal and external auditors

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Finance / Accounting
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a senior accounting role
  • Excellent excel skills are key
  • Good knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP / IFRS)
  • Good communication skills and pro-active attitude
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience in working with an integrated ERP system, preferably Oracle is an asset
  • Fluent in English

Please do send across to me the most up to date CV to eobiechefu@welovesalt.com

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2301-330422
Salary: €500 - €700 per day
Salary per: day
Job Duration: 3-6 months
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Senior Appointments
Job Locations: Greater London
Job Types: Contract
Job Skills: balance sheets, expenditure schedules, finance, GAAP, profit-and-loss statements

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