Financial Accountant

Central London

King’s College London are looking to recruit a CCAB qualified accountant (or similar demonstrable experience) into the role of Financial Accountant to work with the Head of Financial Accounts in the running of the university’s Financial Accounts function, with a particular focus on statutory reporting and financial control work.

The role holder will aid in the performance of the university’s financial year end and have responsibility for the preparation of the university’s annual consolidated financial statements and monthly financial statement reporting packs (including briefing senior finance management). They will aid the Head of Financial Accounts in maintaining and continually improving the university’s financial control structure and processes. The role holder will also manage the relationship with the university’s external auditors.

This will be a challenging role suitable for someone with a technical accounting background and experience of preparing or auditing financial statements for complex organisations, and with strong problem-solving skills. The role will often require designing new approaches/solutions and independent working on mini projects. The Financial Accountant will have strong communication skills and in particular be able to explain complex technical accounting to non-specialist audiences.

The role will involve the line management of at least 1 person.

This is a permanent full-time role offered on hybrid working basis, with a minimum 2 days per week in the office (Tuesday and 1 other day).

Recruitment for this role is through Ivy Rock Partners (ivyrockpartners.com), please contact Phil Southern (philsouthern@ivyrockpartners.com, Tel. 07717 229 627) to apply or if you have any questions about the role.