Client Accountant

London (Central), London (Greater)
£42000 - £48000 per annum + fantastic benefits inc. bonus
06 May 2014
03 Jun 2014
Will Cusack
Contract Type
Full Time
Client Accountant - City of London
Paying a maximum salary of £48,000

A market leading private equity company is seeking a qualified financial accountant (ACA/ACCA) with a strong team ethic to help ensure a high quality service of accounts preparation to clients. This role would be ideal for someone who has between a year and eighteen months of post qualified experience.

The role offers fantastic benefits and is a great opportunity to pursue career progression within private equity as a qualified accountant.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

* Reviewing prepared accounts to agreed internal deadlines following completion by junior staff and reacting to any escalations.
* Managing Assistant Accountants and be proactive in defining areas needing attention or support.
* Reviewing client KPIs, attending client meetings and building a strong profile with clients.
* Managing clients' expectations and ensuring all client queries are appropriately responded to.
* Making payments and alterations if necessary with the data processing team. Reviewing any ad-hoc analysis prepared by more junior members of staff.
* Reviewing the weekly bank reconciliations on client bank accounts.

Essential experience/qualifications:

* ACCA or ACA qualified with at least 1 year of PQE
* Strong academic record including A-Levels and a 2:1 degree
* Experience of preparing financial statements and accounts preparation in a small/medium practice.
* Managing staff or mentoring junior colleagues

If you believe that you have the skills and experience to succeed in a role of this nature and you match the criteria above please send me your current CV with ASH12092WC in the subject line of the email.

The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.

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