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Accountant - Commodities/Shipping

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 363923/001_1539274734
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Compliance
  • Date posted: 11/10/2018

The Company:

A world leading, Commodity Trading House, with an established footprint in the agricultural sector is seeking an Accountant to join their Shipping Finance Department.

Primary Function:

Assisting in the timely and accurate drafting of monthly management and annual statutory accounts.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations for review.

  • Analysis of monthly balance sheet and P&L changes.

  • Monthly reporting such as notional interest calculations as well as regulatory reporting.

  • Assisting in daily reconciliations for interfaces from back office systems to the General Ledger.

  • Assisting with the daily client money reconciliation.

Individual Attributes:

  • Qualified or studying towards an accountancy qualification (ACCA, ACA or CIMA).

  • Knowledge of UK GAAP/IFRS is essential.

  • Computer literacy is a necessity and the ability to use a consolidation package such as Hyperion would be an advantage.

  • An understanding of the maritime sector is preferred.

  • Experience within a Commodity Trading house would be ideal.