Associate, Business Solutions Group - London
Crowe is a leading national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm with global reach and local expertise. We are an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the top 10 accounting networks in the world, with access to more than 38,000 people in more than 145 countries and across 700+ offices globally.
We pride ourselves on looking after our people, whether you’re working in corporate tax, statutory audit or you’re a marketing or HR specialist, at Crowe we invest in our people to help them be the best they can be.
We understand that it is often the culture and values of a firm that are most important when looking for a new workplace, that’s why at Crowe our people-focused culture means we value new ideas and innovation, and welcome people who are committed to making a different by delivering excellent services to our people, clients and communities.
Purpose of the role
We are a well-established and growing top 15 firm with a strong reputation for providing a high quality service, with areas of technical expertise in the following areas: Corporate Business, Non Profit, Pension Funds, Professional Practice and Private Clients. We are looking for an ambitious Part qualified ACCA student to join our successful and growing Accounts and Outsourcing team based in Central London. You will be joining a talented team committed to delivering a high quality service to a varied portfolio of clients.
Part qualified students are responsible for ensuring clients needs are met in a timely and effective manner whilst ensuring all opportunities for added value are identified.
- Assist in the preparation of statutory accounts and review of disclosures under a range of accounting frameworks, including FRS102 and IFRS.
- Assist with the preparation and submission of VAT and employer taxes ie PAYE, P11D and PSA.
- Assist in the preparation of monthly/quarterly management reports for a range of clients.
- Bookkeeping duties using a variety of accounting software e.g. Sage, Xero, Exact such as processing of invoices and payments, maintaining accounts payables/receivables ledgers, bank reconciliation, posting journals and accruals, year-end reporting and inter group reconciliations if applicable
- Preparation of basic corporation tax returns.
- Understand client’s internal controls and where weaknesses are identified, suggest improvements.
- Able to perform on site assignments/secondments at client’s premises
- Acquire and maintain technical knowledge for your level to the required standard.
- Ensure completion of assigned areas of work within the time budget and deadlines to the standard set and with a minimum of supervision by the manager.
- Take responsibility for your work and must be able to multi task in an organised manner.
- Seek to continuously improve systems and procedures.
- Provide assistance to junior staff as and when required.
- Prioritise own work and deadlines.
Technical skills, experience & knowledge:
- ACCA/ACA/AAT Part Qualified.
- Minimum 2 years of recent experience in an Accountancy Practice Firm.
- An exceptional team player with the ability to prioritise.
- Ability to anticipate problems and produce solutions.
- Basic knowledge of accounting packages and statutory accounts preparation software (ideally Xero and caseware experience).
- Basic Knowledge of UK GAAP, IFRS and FRS 102 Crowe UK is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in recruitment and employment.
Why choose Crowe?
Crowe is where talented people can realise their potential, are successful and enjoy what they do by making a positive difference to our clients, communities and each other.
Our vision is to be recognised as essential to the future success of our clients by helping them to answer tomorrow’s questions, and make smart decisions that have lasting value through the highest quality audit, tax, advisory and risk services.
We offer you an opportunity to continue your career and work for a firm that offers stability and knowledge. In addition you can work alongside experienced professionals who put the client at the heart of everything they do.
At Crowe, you will find the expertise, the resources and, above all, the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career. In return we can offer you continued career development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits. Plus an opportunity to work for a firm that truly values its people.
Crowe is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in recruitment and employment. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our organisation and believe that diversity and inclusivity are key drivers of effectiveness and in providing our clients with a quality service.
Entry and progression within the firm is determined solely by the application of objective criteria, personal performance and merit.
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.