Senior Accountant

Islamabad (PK)
RS 65,000 - RS -75,000 per month, negotiable depending on experience
07 Nov 2022
07 Dec 2022
Contract type
Full time

This is an opportunity for Senior accountant to join a rapidly growing UK based accountancy / outsourcing firm and fast-track your career development to become an ACCA qualified Accountant with UK client experience.

With our HQ in the UK and our core team based in our Islamabad office, our team enjoy the UK corporate culture our directors and senior leadership team have nurtured in the business.

Our team are highly respected, supported, trusted, and empowered to deliver their best.

By joining our team, you’ll have the opportunity to fast-track your career progression whilst working on a diverse portfolio of clients, backed up with our generous study support package and highly supportive culture.

Benefits for you

  • Salary range PKR 65,000 – 75,000
  • 24 days annual leave
  • A generous study support package covering fully paid professional tuition and materials, exam costs, study leave and ACCA subscription fees
  • Travel allowance
  • Medical (OPD) for self and family

About you

You are a motivated, driven, and confident ACCA student having completed some ACCA exams with a desire to complete your ACCA qualification. You take pleasure in achieving results and lifting others up whilst contributing to a friendly environment.  You can communicate confidently and are not afraid to challenge the status quo.

About the role

This is a hybrid role, where you will be working from our Islamabad office for 3 days a week and the opportunity to work from home 2 days a week.

Your working hours will be 11am – 8:00pm Pakistan time.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to carry out the role of a Senior accountant as well as demonstrate exceptional experience of:

  1. Preparing sole trader/partnership/limited Company accounts
  2. Preparing personal and corporation tax returns
  3. Preparing and reviewing VAT returns
  4. Preparing management accounts 
  5. Overseeing and reviewing work prepared by team members
  6. Training and developing junior team members
  7. Being a good team player
  8. Ability to work to deadlines and to be flexible as regards the hours and assignments worked 
  9. Ability to communicate openly and build up excellent relationships with clients 


Technical Skills / Knowledge 

  • CA/ACA/ACCA Part/fully Qualified 
  • Bachelors Degree or higher preferred 
  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience. Relevant UK accounts experience will be preferred  
  • Good knowledge of cloud-based accounting systems (eg Xero, Quickbooks etc) 
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables, SUMIF, VLOOKUP, INDEX/MATCH formulas) 
  • Good knowledge of UK corporation tax, income tax and VAT and the impact on accounts and client’s overall affairs 
  • Good knowledge of the statutory and technical aspects concerning a set of UK limited company accounts 

Application Process 

To apply for this position please apply online via ACCA website and:

  1. Upload a covering letter and your most recent CV
  2. Your covering letter should state:
    1. Which position you are applying for; and
    2. how you meet the requirements of the job spec

PLEASE NOTE: Applications without a covering letter will NOT be considered.

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