Management Accountant (US Client)

Recruiter
Taylor Hawkes Ltd
Location
London
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Taylor Hawkes are working with an award-winning Accountancy Practice that specialise in working with North American companies that set up a UK subsidiary. Their clients are rapidly growing technology and media companies, many of them are well known brands. The role is perfect for a fully qualified accountant who can look after and provide technical solutions to a portfolio of 10 - 15 clients. This will be a very varied role with more duties than just preparing management accounts. The chosen candidate will be forward thinking with the ability and dynamism to identify and suggest process improvements, allowing the department to efficiently meet their growing demands.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Full review of management accounts, reports and VAT returns, ensuring technical accuracy and any anomalies investigated and resolved
  • Control of a portfolio of clients, ensuring all client reporting and payment deadlines are met
  • Preparation of complex financial reporting packs (revenue reconciliations, comprehensive multi-currency and multi-territory reporting, consolidated accounts etc.)
  • Supervision of Accounts Assistants and Financial Administrators, ensuring they are completing their work accurately, providing guidance where necessary
  • Dealing with technical queries from clients
  • The review of online BACs payment submissions
  • Assisting the departmental manager as and when required
  • As a member of the International Financial Outsourcing team, you will be provided with the opportunity to build strong relations with clients. Advanced development is encouraged and will be rewarded with the assignment of additional responsibilities enabling the candidate to advance to the next level in their career.

Essential Requirements:

  • You must be an ACA / ACCA qualified accountant with post qualification experience
  • Preferably from an accountancy practice background with experience in working with a portfolio of clients
  • Be completely conversant with QuickBooks Online or Xero accounting software
  • Strong IT skills and excellent knowledge of excel
  • Accuracy and good attention to detail
  • Good VAT knowledge
  • Ability to manage own tasks, good time management and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence when dealing with clients
  • The candidate must be self disciplined, organised, proactive, able to make and justify own decisions