Semi Senior / Management Accountant - Top 100 Firm

Taylor Hawkes Ltd
London (Greater)
15 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Taylor Hawkes are working with a Top 100 firm based in the city of London. The firm are currently recruiting for a Semi Senior Accountant for their business services department; this department specialises in the hospitality, creative, media and technology sectors. Duties will include, Bookkeeping, VAT, Management accounting for a portfolio of circa 50 clients. This role includes ACCA study support.

Job Purpose:

Overseeing a portfolio of clients and businesses, responsible for organising client records and completing effective and accurate bookkeeping and management accounts.

Job requirement:

* Undertake bookkeeping for a variety of clients; inputting data and processing payments as required

* Maintain the sales, purchase and general ledgers for a variety of clients

* Posting month end journals

* Preparation of monthly or quarterly management accounts as dictated by client

* Adhere to proper accounting standards

* Meet deadlines and time budgets

* Advise managers of any outstanding issues

* Supervision and development of junior team members

* Complete VAT returns for allocated clients

* Apply appropriate tax codes, liaising with client and HMRC as required

* Ad hoc financial tasks i.e. cash flow forecast/budgeting

* Maintain a full and accurate audit trail by filing and referencing documents in a timely manner

* Liaise with other departments such as Payroll

* Travelling to and working from client site if required

Personal requirement:

* Previous bookkeeping experience gained within an accountancy practice and the ability to undertake both simple and more complex bookkeeping tasks

* The ability to prepare management accounts for companies and other entities and handle more complex accounting matters

* The ability to understand documents and data and write clear letters and emails

* Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

* Organised and methodical

* Client focused

* Ability to work under own initiative

* Experience of Sage Xero, Quickbooks and other accounting software

For more information, please contact Nathan Cutler at Taylor Hawkes

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