Assistant Manager

Recruiter
Fitzgerald & Law
Location
Holborn and Covent Garden
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
21 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
POSITION: Assistant Manager - International Financial Outsourcing SALARY: £50,000 to £59,000 BENEFITS: Payment of annual professional membership subscription, Company Pension, 23 holidays per annum (plus 8 bank / public holidays), Private Medical Insurance (BUPA), Corporate rate gym membership, Voluntary group Dental Insurance, fully stocked kitchen for breakfast and snacks HOURS: Full time, Mon to Fri, 9am to LOCATION: London, WC1V 7HP DESCRIPTION: Our client is looking for a highly motivated and talented Assistant Manager to join the multi award winning and growing International Financial Outsourcing team. The company has a particular focus on the international tech sector and advise some of the most exciting and fastest growing companies in the world, as well as a number of dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses. The company therefore need people with engaging personalities as well as great skills. You will provide direct assistance to the management team, supervise and review monthly management accounts. What are some of the key responsibilities? •Control of a portfolio of clients, ensuring all client reporting & payment deadlines are met. •Full review of management accounts, ensuring technical accuracy and that any anomalies are investigated and resolved before submission to the client. •Review of VAT return submissions, EC sales lists and Intrastat returns. •Supervision of Management Accountants and Financial Administrators, ensuring they are completing their work correctly and providing guidance. •Maintaining excellent relations with clients, acting as the main finance point of contact, responding effectively to reporting or ad hoc technical queries and resolving any issues. •The review of payment runs and online BACs payment submissions. •Liaising with teams across the firm together with international local service providers for completion of UK and global compliance tasks. •WIP & billing control: ensuring a thorough understanding of the contracted scope of work, agreeing special fees & assisting with contract reviews and fee negotiations. •Overseeing costings on client portfolio and reporting / explaining monthly recovery to management. •Identifying and implementing enhancements to the existing compliance routines and control systems. •Managing the on boarding of new client accounts from an accounting and administrative perspective. •Contributing to the wider team and assisting the Management team in the day to day running of the team, with responsibility for a selection of management tasks. •Assisting in researching and implementing new accounting initiatives for efficiency purposes. •Keeping up to date with technical developments affecting work. Carrying out proactive research (tax & financial reporting related). •Ensuring full compliance with anti-money laundering obligations. What are the essential requirements? •You must be an ACA / ACCA qualified accountant with post qualification experience. •Experience of working in an Outsourcing team within practice, looking after a portfolio of clients. •You must have strong experience of reviewing monthly management accounts prepared by junior team members and good VAT knowledge. •Experience of supervising staff, building presence and inspiring confidence •Accuracy and good attention to detail. •Be completely conversant with Cloud accounting software, with strong IT skills and excellent knowledge of Excel. •Ability to manage own tasks, good time management and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines, working with limited supervision. •Excellent communication skills and confidence when dealing with clients, able to make and justify own decisions. In order to apply please send a and covering letter by clicking on the apply button below. Keywords: Finance, Assistant Manager, International Financial Outsourcing, Outsourcing Manager, Accounting, Accountant, ACA, ACCA, Management Accounts

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