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Financial Accountant

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Alexia Brodie Cooper

  • Contact email:

    alexia@rutherfordsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    0207 183 0070

  • Job ref:

    ABC11130

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-20

​Our Client

Our client, a leading British Hedge Fund with c. $8bn in AuM, is currently looking for a Financial Accountant. The successful candidate will be reporting to the firm's Finance Manager.

Main Duties

  • Management reporting, including the preparation of monthly management accounts and statutory accounts

  • Cash management - cash reconciliations and arranging payments

  • Manage interim audit reviews

  • Assist on year-end audit reviews

  • Preparation of VAT return

  • Preparation of payroll

  • Preparation of ad hoc financial reports

  • Development of process improvements

Your Profile

  • Qualified accountant with circa 2 years of management accounting experience

  • CIMA or ACCA preferred

  • Good Excel skills

  • Accuracy and ability to work within established deadlines essential

  • Ability to adapt and be autonomous

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.

Remote Working

We are currently looking for regionally-located finance and compliance specialists from the following areas who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim WFH basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.


We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.