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Senior Client Accountant

Our client, a fast growing, international Law Firm, are looking for a Senior Client Accountant to join their finance function!

Key Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility will be to develop and implement core accounting & tax compliance services, including the preparation of financial statements, complete bookkeeping and preparation and submission of relevant UK tax returns.

  • Managing the day to day integrity of the client ledgers
  • Preparing and ensuring procedures and controls are maintained and followed at all times
  • Preparing client management accounts
  • Routine month end / quarter end management accounts preparation for a portfolio of clients
  • Preparing annual Financial Statements for a portfolio of clients
  • Being the central point of contact for external auditor liaison for a number of clients
  • Preparing and reviewing audit supporting information and schedules
  • Tracking and monitoring the preparation of financial information
  • Developing strong relationships with clients and other internal teams / service lines
  • Proactive identification of process improvement and service line development opportunities
  • Carrying out all aspects of role in accordance with relevant policies, procedures and controls
  • Preparing, reconciling and submitting VAT returns, and in time, corporation tax returns
  • Proactively take on and support additional responsibilities and tasks as required by the manager and clients

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

  • Qualified accountant with a few years' post qualification experience (ACA, ACCA or equivalent) with a high degree of numeracy and analytical thinking

  • Highly diligent and organised approach to work, ideally with previous experience in a client facing role.
  • Experience within a Real Estate and/or Debt Capital Market environment is also desirable.

  • You must have a solid grasp of UK VAT & corporation tax legislation and be confident to interpret said legislation for the purpose of preparing client tax filings and developing policies and procedures.

  • You'll need strong written and verbal communication skills as well as excellent time management and the ability to prioritise conflicting demands in addition to having to work autonomously at times.

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