Senior accountant

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
London (Central)
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is a well renowned outsourcing accountancy practice based in West London and are currently seeking a financial controller from either a practice or commerce & industry background. They provide financial services and mainly look after Nordic clients who are setting up SME’s in the UK. The main purpose of this role is to look after a portfolio of clients delivering management accounting and financial administration services.

SLA’s/KPI’s – typically including:

• Maintain accounting software.
• Month, quarter and year end close and reporting to clients to agreed deadlines.
• Monitor and control the client’s cash position including controlling payments.
• HMRC reporting – VAT returns, EC sales lists, CIS.
• Full balance sheet support and reconciliation.
• Manage the year end statutory accounts/audit process via external accountant/auditor.

• Build and maintain strong relationships with clients and be seen as the Financial Controller for the clients business.
• Identify opportunities to sell additional services to clients and seek to add value to our offering.
• Attend networking events on behalf of company
• Work to continually improve margin through process improvement and the effective use of Finance Assistants.
• Support and develop finance assistants.
• Provide input into tenders / new business proposals as required.
• Attend meetings with potential clients and explain the benefits of the Company and Finance function.

• Part qualified ACCA, ACA, CIMA or qualified by experience.
• Extensive experience of management accounting and financial administration
• Client focus
• Strong commercial acumen
• Self-motivated and able to work independently on own initiative
• Accurate with high attention to detail
• Problem solver with the ability to implement practical solutions
• Excellent communication skills

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