Senior Accountant

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: Additional benefits
REF: BBBH243119_1594057563

We have been instructed to assist one of our international clients to help identify an experienced Senior Accountant for their London based team.


The role sits in the firm's Client Accounting and Payroll department and effectively supports international clients with the preparation of financial statements, management accounts, VAT returns and monthly payroll.


Based on the nature of the clients you will be working with, at least one second European language will be highly desirable with fluent oral and written French communication skills an essential requirement of the role.


As the Senior Accountant in the Client Accounting team, you will be tasked with preparing statutory financial statements under FRS 102 and FRS 101 and be expected to liaise with auditors and clients in relation to these financial statements.


You will also prepare accurate management accounts on a monthly and quarterly basis and will help more junior team members with their bookkeeping work and month end postings. In addition, you will help prepare and submit client quarterly VAT returns, follow up on VAT investigations with HMRC and prepare monthly payroll for the clients in your portfolio.


To be shortlisted for the role you need:

  • To be qualified or Part Qualified on the ACA / ACCA / CIMA.
  • Have a minimum of three years' experience working for an accountancy practice
  • Experience preparing financial statements and management accounts
  • Experience in VAT returns and payroll duties
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Prior experience using Sage Line 50, Sage Payroll, IRIS Accounts Production
  • Fluent French speaker


Those who are self-motivated, strong communicators and have a strong work ethic will do very well at this organisation. The firm are known for having a very positive working culture and one in which you can progress your career. Apply today and one of the team will be in touch to discuss the role with you.