Posted 24 October by Recruit a mum

Qualified Accountant

Hours: Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm

Location: London, NW11

Salary: £45,000-£60,000 (depending on experience)

Our client is an accountancy firm based in North West London and are looking for an accountant to join their team. They are a smaller but fast growing firm and manage a wide range of different type of portfolios.

The Accountant will work closely along side one of the partners and will be a critical part of the team. You must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience and have the ability to manage the demands of a heavy work load. You must be able to prioritize tasks and address the most critical and pressing demands first. Being an outstanding team player and having a good relationship with the rest of the team is essential.

Good working knowledge of difference accountancy software is essential.

Job Description:

Day to day duties:

  • Accessing financial records of the clients
  • Preparing, reconciling and filing VAT and Sales returns
  • Preparing year end and statutory accounts
  • Reviewing bookkeeping and Xero records, dealing with journals, and preparing management accounts
  • Preparation of corporation tax computations and returns
  • Assisting with bookkeeping, accounting, VAT and payroll work as needed
  • Business tax knowledge preferable but full support given
  • Supporting clients with running their businesses and improving their record keeping
  • Look for opportunities to improve internal processes and technology

Accountant, skills and experience:

  • Level 4 AAT qualified or qualified ACA or ACCA
  • Previous accountancy practice experience essential
  • Experience in Xero cloud accounting technology essential
  • Experience in Sage Accounts Production Advance & CCH essential
  • Enthusiastic, outgoing and passionate
  • Dynamic, team orientated and confident
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Great organizational and communications skills
  • Committed to continuous personal development
  • Comfortable to research solutions but balanced by knowing when to consult with others
  • Ability to prioritize and delegate
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to display initiative and act decisively when necessary for a client
  • Commercial mindset

Application questions

do you have a minimum of 3 years experience working within an accountancypractice?
are you able to commute to NW11 on a daily basis?

Reference: 51492328

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