Accounts Senior

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH224925_1536597574

A Leading accountancy practice is currently expanding their accounting & financial reporting team due to a growing client base.

This role will give you the opportunity to take ownership of your client relationships, building strong rapport with clients and be involved in supervising junior staff.

Key Responsibilities:-

  • Responsible for client portfolio ensuring accurate preparation of management accounts and other tasks within deadlines and budgets set
  • Accurate and timely preparation of (often complex/bespoke) management accounts and other reporting
  • Preparation of VAT returns, EC Sales lists and Intrastat returns
  • Training clients in use of their accounts systems
  • Work in accordance with the defined systems and procedures
  • Carry out ad-hoc assignments with assistance (usually solving clients accounting system issues)
  • Ability to analytically review results and analyse KPIs
  • Recognise issues with European implications and act accordingly (e.g. VAT, taxation, foreign currency)
  • Prepare an audit file which could be submitted to the client's auditors
  • Maintain strong client relationships and confidentiality
  • Participate in regular client debriefs as required

Requirements: -

You will be:

  • a qualified or near qualified accountant with good knowledge of IFRS/UKGAAP
  • able to use the billing software, preparing monthly fees for submission to clients within deadlines, explain low recoveries and propose actions on them, follow up on these
  • Be able to manage own work flow and delegate appropriate tasks
  • able to demonstrate confidence when attending meetings, prepare concise, structured agendas and follow through promptly on the action points arising
  • able to display an awareness of the basis of engagements and proactively monitor these against recoveries achieved, suggesting revisions where necessary
  • drive day to day working practices to maximise efficiencies

If this is of interest, please apply with an updated CV.