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  • Senior Accountant - Top 50 firm

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: JHI6659822
  • Recruiter: John Hindley
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Are you a newly qualified Accountant/Senior Accountant who is looking to make the step up into a role within a Top 50 Accountancy practice in Central London?

A well respected and modern Top 50 Accountancy practice, based in the Central London is looking to recruit a Senior to join their dynamic Accounts Team.

You will support the Accounts Manager, acting as first point of contact for clients, with true job satisfaction, whilst working on a variety of exciting client sectors.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the maintenance and review of accounting records raising issues to relevant Managers
  • Review work diligently from junior team members and provide constructive feedback in a mentor like fashion
  • Preparation of VAT returns and EC Sales Lists for manager review and client approval
  • Ensure good relationships with both internal and external clients
  • Liaising directly with clients in a timely and professional manner
  • Assisting with management reporting and annual accounting compliance by preparing accounts and reports
  • Solid technical, working knowledge on new UK GAAP (FRS 102)
  • Delegates clear instructions, objectives and deadlines to junior team members
  • Work effectively and efficiently on multiple jobs under time and budget constraints
  • Assist with managing the expectations of partners and other key staff across the practice to ensure work and projects are completed within reasonable and realistic timeframes
  • Correspond with clients to resolve any queries or issues
  • Problem solving - Highlight any work or project delivery issues to partners and key staff
  • Work closely with other teams within the firm to assist in ensuring seamless delivery of work

The successful applicant will be:

  • 'Can do' attitude
  • Prior experience within a practice
  • Newly ICAEW or ACCA qualified
  • Previous experience with software packages including Sage, Quickbooks and Caseware is a bonus
  • Basic understanding of corporation tax is advantageous but not essential
  • Exceptional, effective and appropriate communication skills both verbal and written
  • Frequently seeks feedback on own performance, is able to respond positively to constructive criticism, pursues ways to develop own skills further and strives for additional responsibility
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times and remain mindful of sensitive issues
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A solid team player with a strong ability to work in a team environment as well as being a self-starter with the ability to work well using own initiative
  • Demonstrates high levels of commitment and flexibility, actively offering assistance to other colleagues and takes ownership for own tasks assigned
  • Strong ability to cope in a fast paced environment, taking responsibility for own workload and working closely with manager and wider team / firm to deliver quality work to agreed, often tight, deadlines and timescales

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU REQUIRE SPONSORSHIP TO WORK IN THE UK AS THIS IS NOT POSSIBLE

If you are ACA or ACCA qualified with experience producing statutory and management accounts within a practice environment for numerous clients and the role is relevant to your career history and ongoing future development, please apply immediately:

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