Job Description

  • Job Reference:46852HP_1709824739

  • Job Type: Temporary

  • Job Industry: Educations

  • Contact Name: Hugo Pilcher

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Financial Accountant

  • Job Salary: £20 - £23 Per Hour

Job Start Date: ASAP

The Portfolio Group are working alongside one of the most established educational businesses in the UK.

We’re looking for a highly qualified Financial Accountant to join this wonderful team in Croydon, with the ability to hit the ground running from day one!

This organisation is looking for a strong Financial Accountant to support the delivery of the Audit for 23/24.

The Financial Accountant will work alongside the Audit Lead and Finance Controller to ensure that appropriate financial statements are prepared for both internal and external consumption along with supporting evidence.

This opportunity offers a healthy hourly rate, ongoing temporary work, the opportunity to be made permanent and is full time office based.

Don’t miss out on this rewarding opportunity, working within a renowned Finance team for an even more renowned business.

We need to fill this position quickly so make sure you’re the first to apply!!


* Significant experience in production of month end accounts.
* Strong reconciliation and data analysis skills.
* Proven experience in preparing month end journals, including departmental recharges.
* Adept at the provision of insightful management and operational reporting.
* Well versed in the production of consolidated accounting schedules.
* Strong excel skills and experience of using a variety of software packages to generate reports.
* Excellent analytical and communication skills both written and oral.
* Professional “can do” attitude and work ethic.
* Experience of the education sector is desirable.

Main Duties/ Key Responsibilities:

* Prepare balance sheet control accounts and collate backup for audit.
* Consolidate all grant income remittances for Government income.
* Prepare monthly income and balance sheet reconciliations.
* Ensure bank reconciliations are completed to agreed standards.
* Provide support on reconciling Fixed assets registers for all schools and head office.
* Create audit packs for auditors and work on queries from the auditors.
* Identify any process improvements in process for accuracy and efficiency.
* Ad hoc tasks as may be required by the Finance Controller.



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