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Financial Accountant Jobs
View 806 Financial Accountant job vacancies in locations throughout the UK and Europe. See job descriptions and salary details for job vacancies with leading employers, from large international corporations to small and medium sized local businesses.

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Job description

Financial accountants supervise and carry out the financial management and accounting requirements for a business or organisation. Financial accountants also provide advice to aid strategic decision making and may also be involved in the general administration of a business.

Financial accountants extract financial data and provide commentary on this information for interested parties within a business or organisation. They work in both the private and public sectors and are always in demand by financial recruiters.

In a recent vacancy advertised on this site, the duties required of a financial accountant were:

  • Producing consolidated monthly management accounts (Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow).
  • Balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Legal and statutory compliance and reporting.
  • Stock reporting; debtor reports; creditor reporting; and cash forecasts.
  • Reporting on trends, targets, forecasts and budgets.
  • Treasury liaison and Forex tracking.
  • Major contract commitment monitoring, inflation monitoring and forecast cost prices validation.

Qualifications

Financial accountants have their own professional body, the Institute of Financial Accountants, which sets ethical and technical standards for members and offers the Incorporated Financial Accountant (IFA) qualification along with continuous professional development. Members of other accounting bodies also work as financial accountants.

Salary Snapshot

Recent salaries advertised on TopFinancialJobs (October 2009) include:

  • £50-60,000 per annum for a Senior Financial Accountant working for a leading general insurance company working in London.
  • £35,000 for a Financial Accountant working in East Riding for a niche FMCG business.
  • £26-30 per hour for a temporary Financial Accountant working for a major energy supplier in London.
  • £38-45,000 for a Financial Accountant working for a multinational blue chip organisation in Hertfordshire.
  • £60-61,000 for a Senior Financial Accountant working in London for a property asset management company.

Are you a financial accountant? Would you like to contribute to our "Day in the Life of..." series? Email us at info@topfinancialjobs.co.uk for more details.

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Group Accountant
Posted: 12 Oct 2018
Contract Type: Permanent
Qualifications: ACA - Qualified, Newly Qualified
Location: Wandsworth, South London
Salary: up to £70,000
Financial Accountant
Posted: 10 Oct 2018
Contract Type: Permanent
Qualifications: ACA, ACCA - Qualified
Location: Upminster, East London
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Financial Accountant
Posted: 17 Oct 2018
Contract Type: Permanent
Qualifications: ACA, ACCA
Location: Staines-upon-Thames, UK
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Financial Accountant
Posted: 17 Oct 2018
Contract Type: Permanent
Qualifications: ACA
Location: City of London
Salary: £250 per day
Group Financial Accountant
Posted: 17 Oct 2018
Contract Type: Permanent
Qualifications: ACA, ACCA
Location: Crawley, West Sussex
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Interim Financial Accountant
Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Contract Type: Permanent
Qualifications: ACCA
Location: Bathgate, UK
Salary: £50,000 (day rate)
Financial Accountant
Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Perth and Kinross, UK
Salary: £21.97 - £24.72 per hour
Financial Accountant
Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £200 per day
Financial Accountant
Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Contract Type: Contract
Qualifications: ACCA, CIPFA, ICAS, ICAI, CCAB
Location: London
Salary: Up to £48000 per annum + pension and Civil Service benefits
Financial Accountant
Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Contract Type: Permanent
Qualifications: ACA
Location: London
Salary: £52,000 - £55,000
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