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Reed Accountancy
03 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is an Accountancy Practice based in West London. Founded over a decade ago they have gone from strength to strength and now have over 3000 clients on their books.

My client is looking for an experienced Accountant to join their team. The role is diverse and offers excellent career progression within a very friendly working environment. This role offers all the benefits of working in a practice environment.


• Responsible for recording and validating journal entries, activity for assigned balance sheet accounts and P&L accounts, reconciling complex ledger accounts in a timely basis, and identifying opportunities for process improvement.
• Ensure accuracy in calculations, financial records, general ledger reconciliation, and balance sheet variance analysis for assigned accounts, and that they are correctly reflected in the financial statements according to IFRS (and GAAP is a plus).
• Performs month-end close activities and make sure that the consolidated financial statements of the company reflect the financial position of the company. This includes gathering data and assists in preparation of yearend tax schedules as assigned.
• Apply financial analysis techniques and prepare supporting to explain financial results and variances.

• Solid understanding of accounting theory and reporting systems that encompass the capability to communicate technical information effectively.
• Excellent communication with various levels of management, both internal and external is essential.
• Strong organizational skills, excellent time management and the ability to prioritise task as well as acute attention to detail are critical to efficiently handle and manage large volume of data.
• Experience with portfolio management of large clients (multi-national and UK mid-tier)
• Experience of managing and organising the work of junior staff

• Min 3 years of relevant accounting experience in practice
• Multi-currencies, multi-subsidiaries and Inter-companies transactions experience are essential.
• Familiarity with Sage, VT, QuickBooks and Iris software.
• Strong business development skills.
• It would be ideal if you had a background of dealing with large clients.
• Able to think "out of the box" and have good problem solving skills.

This will be a progressive role which will allow the successful individual to develop and gain good exposure to most of the accounting function and month end in a dynamic and fast paced accounting environment.

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