Accounting Services, Seniors - Big 4 firm

Michael Page
London, City of London
£48000 - £52000 per annum
15 Jul 2019
15 Aug 2019
Colin Hawkins
Contract type
Part time

Provide Accounting Services to a variety of clients at this Big 4 firm in London. Mainly office based and standard office hours.

Client Details

Big 4 firm - London office


This Big 4 firm's specialist accounting services group provides a high quality accounting service to multi-national companies, UK mid-tier and Investment entities. Their services fall into three distinct categories:

  • Providing a fully outsourced back office finance function (accounts processing, cash management, VAT compliance and generation of management accounts).
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements.
  • Providing qualified and experienced accountants to work on interim projects within finance functions in industry.

As part of this large global accounting firm, you can be sure of a challenging and exciting career. There is a varied and prestigious client base and continuous technical training and personal development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monthly and quarterly management accounts.
  • Statutory financial statements.
  • Consolidated financial statements.
  • Ad hoc secondments to clients to undertake the preparation of year end financial statements and special accounting projects.
  • The role will be largely London office based.


Qualified ACA or ACCA with proven experience in professional practice environment (preferably middle market).

Candidates must also demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Highly professional attitude to providing a quality service in a deadline environment.
  • Strong accounting skills and technical knowledge on financial reporting matters including the ability to work from first principles.
  • Strong client relationship skills.
  • Successfully deal with "clients in a mess".
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral).
  • Very good working knowledge of UK GAAP and some awareness of US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Some knowledge of cross border VAT and P11D issues.
  • Awareness of importance of risk management (client acceptance, independence, money laundering) issues.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in changing client demand environment.
  • IT literate, ideally with some experience of accounting packages and good Excel spreadsheet skills.
  • Self motivated and have a willingness to enhance their technical knowledge.

Job Offer

Excellent salary up to £52k and benefits.

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