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Senior Accountant

  • Accounting
  • London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • 33589

Description

Exciting role supervising, coaching and delegating to junior staff and monitoring their workload, whilst preparing financial statements/management accounts for a wide range of client structures and differing complexity to UK GAAP or IFRS standards.  Role holder will compile a full file of working papers for all accounts prepared; liaise with auditors in respect of the financial audit of client entities; liaise with clients regards management accounts; ensure that financial statements prepared are completed and signed off within client, statutory or regulatory deadlines; attend client meetings in respect of accounting matters; review annual and periodic accounts prepared by team; prepare tax returns for UK corporation tax, non-resident landlord returns and partnership tax returns; prepare monthly & quarterly VAT returns; monitor profitability and recoverability of engagements and ensure functions carried out in accordance with agreed fee levels and identify and report potential overruns; assist with the creation and maintenance of client specific accounting procedures; liaise with external contacts to obtain and provide required information; assist with and contribute to projects. 

Candidate will have motivation and strong commitment to client service excellence; organisational skills; ACA/ACCA and at least 3 years PQE; direct experience of producing financial statements for a variety of corporate entities within various jurisdictions to UK GAAP or IFRS; monthly & quarterly management accounts; UK corporation tax returns and UK VAT returns; experience of developing and coaching others on a one to one basis; detailed knowledge and understanding of local finance industry, legislation and regulatory requirements; working knowledge of Microsoft Office; able to work to conflicting and demanding deadlines; ability to delegate and coach; effective questioning style; team player; flexibility.

RECRUITMENT CONTACT

For more details contact Katie Lock

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