Lead Financial Reporting Accountant - Initial 3 month/Hybrid

London  ‐ Onsite
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Lead Financial Reporting Accountant
Hybrid Based

We are seeking a talented Lead Financial Reporting Accountant to join our client's dynamic team on a hybrid basis in London. This is an exciting opportunity to work in the banking and finance sector, contributing to key financial reporting activities and utilizing cutting-edge technology. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our client's financial statements and supporting their month-end accounting processes.

Key Responsibilities:

- Manage and execute month-end accounting processes.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of the financial services industry.
- Apply IFRS accounting standards effectively.
- Provide robust financial reporting to support business decision-making.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and analyze financial data.
- Ensure compliance with regulatory and internal financial policies.
- Prepare detailed financial reports for senior management.
- Drive continuous improvement in financial reporting processes.
- Identify and mitigate financial risks.
- Support audit processes as required.

Key Skills and Experience:

- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to listen, influence, and persuade effectively.
- Constructive and positive approach to challenging situations.
- Strategic and commercial thinking with strong delivery capabilities.
- Experience in the banking and finance domain is preferred.
- Client-facing experience with excellent communication skills.
- Assertive and capable of leading discussions with senior stakeholders.
- Team player with supportive and collaborative work style.
- Ability to negotiate and manage client relationships effectively.

Join this client in making a significant impact in the financial services industry. If you are a strategic thinker with a strong background in financial reporting and a passion for excellence, we want to hear from you.

Send your CV now for consideration. Interviews to take place as early as next week.

Start date
initial 3 month
Stott and May
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