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Job Description
Arbuthnot Latham’s  Finance Department is a team of 17 and is responsible for Financial Reporting, Management Accounts, Regulatory Reporting Forecasting and Budgeting.
As the Subsidiary Financial Accountant you will be responsible the delivery of all aspects of the financial reporting for Arbuthnot Latham’s two “start-up” subsidiaries.  Both specialist finance subsidiaries are key in the groups future state strategy, which leverages off the Group’s Specialist Commercial Finance expertise, with the first subsidiary launched in May 2019 with a successful growth track record.  Reporting to the Head of Finance, the role’s key responsibility is to ensure appropriate accounting, reporting and controls are in place and incorporates monthly management reporting, preparation for the year end financial report and accounts along with project management for the annual audit.
Key Responsibilities
  • Development and preparation of monthly management information for Arbuthnot Latham’s start-up subsidiary businesses
  • Preparation of annual statutory reports
  • Ensure robust trial balance controls are implanted and followed
  • Support the local business in day to day operations
  • Preparation of Statutory accounts including notes, supporting schedules and analysis
  • Ensure AL Group accounting policies are adhered to and provide analysis and relevant disclosure of future developments
  • Key interface to the external auditors, supporting the audit process and proactive management of the audit for the relevant businesses
  • Build an understanding of the broader Group Finance processes and leverage this to support the Group function

Key Interfaces

  • Head of Finance
  • Financial Controller
  • Head of Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Senior Management Accountant


Person Specification
Knowledge / Experience
  • Core accounting skills
  • Technical IFRS accounting knowledge, including IFRS9
  • Preparation of statutory accounts
  • Strong IT skills (Excel)


Professional accounting qualification with statutory experience (ACA) or equivalent


  • Planning and reviewing
  • Influencing others
  • Judgment and problem solving
About Us

About Us

Work, Life and Benefits

Arbuthnot Latham is committed to equal-opportunities for all staff and candidates. We embrace inclusion & diversity and understand why they are critical for the success of our business and people.

At Arbuthnot Latham we offer:

  • Agile working (three days a week in the office)
  • Competitive salary, pension & holiday allowance
  • BUPA Health cover
  • 4x Life Assurance
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Market leading maternity/paternity and menopause policies
  • Flexible benefits