Company Accountant

  • Job Reference: LM333
  • Date Posted: 22 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: West End, London
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People are working on behalf of an International company, based in Central London, who is seeking a qualified or part-qualified Company Accountant to oversee all financial and management company functions.

Reporting directly to the UK operations manager, this is an exciting hands-on opportunity.

The successful candidate will manage a team of 2 Accounts Assistants, whilst proactively contributing to the implementation of internal procedures and monitoring existing internal functions.

The Company Accountant role:

  • Responsibility for Financial and Management Accounts
  • Reporting of accounts to US Head Office
  • Attending to all internal and external financial queries
  • Acting as a point of contact for all accountancy matters
  • Taking responsibility for company fund management including banking, investments and cash flow
  • Managing insurable coverage and risk
  • Ensuring accounting practices and reporting is up to date and compliant with the latest financial standards
  • Implementing company-wide accounting packages and managing future upgrades/migrations
  • Structuring computerised accounting packages
  • Setting up required report writers and matrix tables
  • Collaborating with external tax consultant to manage tax planning and reporting

Skills & Experience:

  • 7-10 years accountancy experience is ideal
  • Previous experience in a senior accounting, accounting manager or financial controller role
  • Full or partial accounting qualifications
  • Experience in reporting to key/senior stakeholders
  • Management experience within a small team environment

What's on offer?

  • The opportunity to lead a small but crucial team within a hugely successful International business
  • A supportive environment in which your contribution is valued greatly
  • Access to all company benefits

This is a full-time Permanent position offering an annual salary of between £45,000 - £50,000 with attractive company benefits, including a travel allowance that covers the cost of any public transport with zone 1 and zone 2.

Apply now in confidence or contact Luke Mason at Advancing People!

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