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Year End Senior Accountant

  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: £500 - £600 per day + DOE
  • Job type: Contract/Interim/Temporary
  • Date posted: 19/01/2021
  • Job reference: TAN

LMA Recruitment are currently business partnering with a global bank looking for an immediately available Year End Accountant on a 6-month contract, paying between £500-600 umbrella a day.

A senior Accounting professional is required to support the businesses Year end audit and Financial Statements production process. Full experience in completing work of this nature in a large Banking organisation is required along with up to date disclosure knowledge. The role will provide full support for the 31 March 2021 Financial Statements process and Audit from January through to 31 July.


  • Assisting with the preparation of the draft financial statements in advance of the year end. Take full responsibility for preparing specific notes or section. To include checking alignment to disclosure requirements, agreeing with internal stake holders and external auditors. Knowledge needs to be sufficient to propose appropriate solutions.
  • Support the preparation for year-end including supporting the completion of a detailed audit evidence manual - will require liaising with internal departments and external auditors.
  • Help to coordinate and provide detailed audit evidence to the external auditors in advance of, and during the year end period. Take responsibility for delivering evidence and documentation through the year end under guidance of the Head of Financial and Management accounting and other team members.
  • Support the preparation of internal documents to support accounting policy (for example Functional currency, going concern assessment). The role requires sufficient knowledge and experience of producing high quality accounting conclusion documents in a large organisation.
  • Support the preparation of papers for Audit and Finance committees related to the Audit and Financial Statements. This requires being able to explain complex aspects in a clear, concise way which is meaningful for senior management.

  • Requirements:

  • Professional Accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with 5+ years PQE
  • Ability to understand complex accounting policies and procedures
  • Must have Big Banking experience
  • The ability to plan work and track progress and stay up to date

  • If you feel you are the right immediately available Year End Accountant then please apply here!

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