Business Services Senior - Top 30 Firm

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1185702499
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Business Support department provides outsourced accounting services to external clients. The department is continuing to expand and delivers online interactive accounting software services for its clients. This is an exciting time for the firm and demonstrates our commitment to making the best use of technology to deliver high quality and cost effective services to our clients.

Client Details

A fantastic opportunity to work within a leading chartered accountancy top 30 firm that covers a range of services to their clients at an exceptionally high level. Given the specialisms of the partners, the advise to clients is well trusted and informative. The training provided is both internal and external and high technical ability and skills are offered at all times. A sociable and interactive business with long term career prospects in a positive environment. A professional and corporate environment in the City, with a promising benefits package and job satisfaction.

Description

The successful Business Services Senior will be/have:
  • 3 years of experience in public practice delivering outsourced services to clients
  • You will have taken a lead role on clients assigned to you
  • Have experience of delegating and reviewing the work of juniors
  • You will be responsible for the preparation of monthly/quarterly management accounts and VAT returns
  • You will also assist with the preparation of annual financial statements.
  • Reporting key performance indicators and variances for clients and providing them with relevant advisory services.
  • You will initially assist other people within the team on their clients and then you will take on responsibility for a portfolio of clients under the supervision and direction of managers, director and partners.
  • Your portfolio will be made up of existing clients and new clients during a period of growth

Profile
  • Fully ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Strong business focus and awareness of current affairs
  • An interest in and a proven aptitude for using technology
  • Strong communication skills - verbal and written
  • Strong inter personal skills
  • An ability to analyse and interpret data
  • Attention to detail and strong organisational skills
  • An ability to work as part of a team
  • An ability to delegate work to juniors and to supervise that work
  • An ability to self-review your work, prior to submitting it for manager review
  • An ability to work to and meet deadlines
  • A proven track record of taking ownership and responsibility for the delivery of services to clients
  • An awareness of developments concerning client affairs and the ability to identify opportunities to provide additional services
  • Financial management of costs and budgets on client work
  • You will need to be client facing
  • Good knowledge of VAT
  • Strong UK GAAP knowledge
  • An awareness of laws and regulations that apply to the accounting function required to ensure compliance
  • Proficient in using Excel, Word, Microsoft Outlook and Sage
  • Experience of online accounting packages, in particular Xero is essential
  • Experience of Caseware Accounts Production Software would be advantageous

Job Offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Top 30 practice
  • Central London
  • Progressive firm
  • Pension - 5% non contributory
  • Holiday - 25 days
  • Death in Service cover
  • Group Income Protection Insurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Flexible benefits - including trading of holiday

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