Accounts Senior

Michael Page
£40000 - £45000 per annum
20 Sep 2019
20 Oct 2019
Charmaine Gandhi
Contract type
Full time

An opportunity for an ACCA/ACA qualified accountant to gain experience within a leading independent firm with a wide range of SME clients. The role allows involvement in many different management accountancy functions, including VAT returns, payroll, reviewing and liaison with external auditors.

Client Details

Our client is an expanding firm of accountants, tax advisors and financial advisors. They pride themselves on being able to offer a fresh perspective in a practical, efficient, effective and timely manner. Their incredible international reputation precedes them, with their commitment to delivering outstanding value to their clients. Their specialists are trained to be easy to deal with, to ensure that their clients can fully understand all of their accounting and financial affairs. Training programmes at this firm are nationally recognised, attracting high quality and committed employees.


  • Responsible for a portfolio of clients
  • Preparation of management accounts with complex reporting requirements and strict deadlines
  • Using a variety of accounting software packages (Sage, Xero, QuickBooks)
  • Work performed at our offices in Putney, or at client premises, for a range of SME clients, including both local and international clients
  • Review of junior team members work
  • Cash management and preparation of cash flows, liaison with banks
  • Preparation of budgets
  • Preparation of VAT returns and VAT Advice
  • Liaison with payroll department regarding wages, pensions and deductions
  • Employee matters - pensions, insurance, medical
  • Liaising with external auditors and general practice department
  • Managing own priorities and those of assistant on hour by hour basis
  • Day to day client liaison and parent company liaison
  • Profile


  • ACCA/ACA qualified
  • Minimum three years' experience
  • Detailed knowledge of MS Office packages with advanced Excel skills and experience
  • Comprehensive bookkeeping and management accounts experience including inter-company and foreign currency
  • Desirable

  • Currently working in UK based accountancy practice in an accounts focused role
  • People management experience
  • Cash management, cash flow and budgets
  • Payroll and pensions experience
  • Familiar with working with a varied client base
  • Experience of Sage/Xero accounting packages
  • Liaising with auditors
  • Job Offer

    • Generous & competitive salary
    • Comprehensive benefits package
    • Some flexibility on hours
    • Opportunity to work in a leading independent firm

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