Location: London
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: £50k - £69k
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 05 April 2018

A London based professional services firm is seeking an Accountant to join their fast growing firm.

The Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with business and finance stakeholders as required
  • Preparation of month-end journals including standard journals, prepayments and accruals
  • Finalising month-end close as per distributed timetable
  • Performing balance sheet / GL reconciliations, including identification and resolution of reconciling items
  • Preparation of month-end variance commentary and other required reporting pack
  • Oversee payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and month end reporting
  • Manage the year end / half year end audit
  • Preparation of statutory accounts and tax returns
  • Manage the cash flow requirements of the growing business
  • Ensure the accurate and timely payment of various payroll suppliers and taxes
  • Manage one direct report
  • Ad hoc tasks as required

The Candidate:

  • ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • Previous experience in a professional services firm would be advantageous
  • Excellent communicator and team player
  • Able to work well independently
  • Motivated and confident in their own ability

Please note: Due to the specific sectors we work in, only candidates with valid work experience in a Law Firm, Accountancy Firm, Management Consultancy, Property/Construction Firm, Financial Services Firm or a high profile relevant Association or Agency will be considered. We regret that our clients will not accept applications outside of these areas.

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