Senior Accountant

Aston Tate Ltd
East London, London
10 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Accounts senior

Location: Leytonstone, East London

Report to: Accounts services manager

Hours: Monday to Friday 9.15am to 5.15pm

Salary: competitive/market rate, dependent on experience and hours

Holidays: 23 days plus Bank Holidays

Senior Accountant

An exciting opportunity to join a well-established top 40 London practice within our fast growing and forward thinking Business Advisory and Accounts Services team.

We are looking for an accounts senior to support our growing team which provides a wide range of services from bookkeeping to management accounting to "virtual FD" advisory/support services to a range of clients in varied industries from start-ups through to £40m or more turnover companies.

The successful candidate will have a strong base of experience in management accounting, statutory accounts preparation and corporation tax computations. Candidates with solely high level management accounts experience will also be considered. The position also offers the opportunity to be involved in training and supervision of junior team members, as well as working closely with team managers and contribute to and be part of the success of the team in the long term. We also pride ourselves on our own investment in staff training and development all within in a friendly but professional environment.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Management accounts preparation, to include:
    • Ability to gain a detailed understanding of the client's business and liaise directly with business owners and management;
    • Reviewing and understanding systems and controls and making appropriate recommendations;
    • Analysing and commenting on the results including developing KPI's;
    • Making business recommendations to the client;
    • Producing budgets;
    • Forecasting and cash flow forecasting using appropriate software and/or Excel;
    • Preparing management reporting pack from client's software/trial balance.
  • Statutory accounts preparation including year-end adjustments and accounts disclosures, from Trial Balance or books and records, and preparation of corporation tax computations for review by tax specialists;
  • Communicate directly with clients;
  • Supervision and training of junior staff, and reviewing work of junior staff;
  • On-site client work.

The package offered in return is:

  • Hours: Monday to Friday 9.15am to 5.15pm
  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
  • Holidays: 23 days plus Bank Holidays