Semi-senior accountant

  • Job Reference: 00000944-1
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Hertalis
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: DIscretionary bonus
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client is seeking an experienced accountant to join their Central London practice.

 

Established for over 30 years, this chartered accounting practice is a leading provider of audit, tax & advisory services.  Clients include entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals from all over the world, large property portfolio businesses, global sports stars, and a growing number of listed companies.

 

What you’ll do:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced accountant to join a well-established accountancy practice and team of chartered accountants. In this role you will:

  • Prepare monthly & quarterly management accounts
  • Assist with bookkeeping duties; profit/loss calculations and analysis
  • Prepare VAT returns
  • Reconciling bank statements
  • Audit financial information & analyse complex incomplete records
  • Support senior members of the team in all aspects of financial accounting
  • Getting involved with corporation tax & capital gains tax
  • Work with an exciting client portfolio.

 

What you’ll bring:

  • We’re looking for a hard-working and self-motivated individual with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude & willingness to get stuck in
  • This individual will be part qualified and working towards their accounting qualification (AAT, ACCA or similar)
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills are essential
  • Previous experience working in an accountancy practice would be desirable
  • Strong interpersonal skills; highly numerical with exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

 

Technical skills:

  • Working knowledge of accounting packages such as Sage & Xero
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Proficient in MS Office.

 

Benefits:

  • 22 days annual leave plus 8 UK bank holidays
  • Central London location close to the City and the West End
  • Study support to complete accounting qualification
  • Performance related bonus
  • Standard working hours (full-time, 9:30am-5:30pm, Monday to Friday)
  • Flexible working is available – mix of WFH and office-based.