newly qualified Accountant - Harrow, Middx, HA1

  • Location

    West London

  • Sector:

    Business

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Consultant:

    Tania Gudka

  • Email:

    tania@theabilitypeople.com

  • Phone:

    07776 511597

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    000006

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-11

  • Consultant:

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We are looking for a newly qualified Accountant to join our growing team. For the right candidate, there are also excellent career development opportunities available within this role.
  
Reporting to the Directors you will be a key member of the Finance Team, and you will work closely within the team to ensure the accuracy of Management Information.

You will also be responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the ledgers of the companies that you will be responsible for, as well as maintaining high departmental standards, with the proactive management of issues and varying priorities.
  
This is a challenging ‘hands-on’ role within a friendly and highly professional award winning shared services finance team. Key interfaces within the business will be clients (principally director level) whose finances the company is responsible for, and other members of the finance team.
  
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the end-to-end accounting for allocated companies (currently using Xero) including the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of processing relevant entries
  • Preparation of our clients statutory accounts
  • Preparation of our clients corporation tax computations
  • Preparation of our clients personal tax returns
  • Preparation of board packs for clients
  • Confirmation statement filings
  • Reporting to, supporting, and working closely with the Directors in producing useful and accurate Management Information for clients
  • Production of monthly and annual accruals and prepayments, fixed asset register maintenance (where applicable) and the maintenance of control accounts in the balance sheets
  • Supervising the Accounts Assistants with the view to manage the Management Accountants in time
  • Preparation of client budgets and forecasts
  • To provide other financial information in a timely manner and to a high standard from the Nominal Ledger and other sources
  • Preparation of VAT and other statutory returns
  • Review of Contractor Gross Profit reports for allocated companies
  • Assisting with commission calculations
  • Preparation of relevant accounts and supporting schedules to detailed trial balance for review by Directors (including balance sheet reconciliations)
  • Checking and reviewing postings to the accounting ledgers for your companies
  • To assist the credit control team with escalations
  • Reviewing of the accounts assistants work
  • To support the team to manage supplier accounts, ensuring statements are reconciled where appropriate
  • Dealing with ad hoc client queries on a timely basis
Key skills:
  • Organised
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Good communications skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Strong systems skills
  • Working to tight deadlines  
About the Company
  
Azuki provide full end-to-end finance solutions for recruitment businesses.  We take on the stress and burden for accounting and finance so that owner managers can focus on growing their businesses.  We offer a fully flexible service allowing clients to pick and choose the services that they need.  Our services range from bookkeeping and contractor pay and bill to Finance Director Services and Monthly Board Packs. 
  
The interview process will be as follows:
  
1st Stage – Short video interview
2nd Stage – Face to face interview at our offices in Harrow
3rd Stage – Meeting the team