Senior Accountant | Mid-tier Accountancy Practice

Recruiter
AJ Chambers
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Qualified Accountant with at least 2 years’ experience within a UK based Accountancy Practice to join a well renowned firm where they can settle a build a career.

The Senior Accountant will support the Accounting Manager with the preparation and completion of statutory filings and audits. We are looking for someone who has excellent problem-solving skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced environment to support our continued success.

Major Tasks & Responsibilities of the Accounts Senior:

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the business operations, financial reporting and the general ledger structure for all legal entities.
  • Perform assigned monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger closing processes
  • Prepare journal entries and monthly account reconciliations
  • Assist in the development of statutory financial statements and reports
  • Contribute to the efficiency of the Corporate Accounting team by participating in cross training, sharing job responsibilities, and serving as position backup for other team members.

The ideal Senior Accountant will be:

  • CIMA / ACCA / ACA qualified
  • Hands on person with a strong customer service focus and the ability to build effective working relationships, both with other employees and external suppliers.
  • Computer literate and knowledgeable of a computerised accounting package, such as QuickBooks or similar.
  • Able to demonstrate a high attention to detail and an orderly approach to processing.
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to take ownership for wide-ranging responsibilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility to accommodate different situations and temperaments
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc)
  • Ability to perform under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

For more information on this Senior Accountant role please either apply directly, or contact Cody Palmer at AJ Chambers. If this role isn’t for you but you do possess many of the requirements please do get in contact with us as we may be able to offer a more suitable role.

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