Role details

(Top 20) Junior Management Accountant - Outsourcing Division

London   •   £25,000 - £31,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • London, Top 20, Part Qualified
  • Management Accounts, Outsourcing

About Our Client

Our client is a Top 20 firm based in a fantastic location in central London. They have a well-established practice in professional services; covering outsourcing, auditing, accounting and taxation services along with expert business advice.

Job Description

The (Top 20) Junior Management Accountant - Outsourcing Division role will entail tasks such as to:

  • Act as a point of contact for the clients on their day to day affairs, with supervision where necessary, and ensure that all communication, whether written or spoken is in a professional manner
  • Maintain good relationship with clients
  • Respond to and deal with client queries in a professional and timely manner
  • Ensure that the manager is kept up to date with any issues arising from the client or its activities
  • Assist with the training of the more junior members of the team
  • Allocate work of an appropriate level and supervise junior team members
  • Assist with preparation of management accounts (monthly/ quarterly /annual) or, depending on the individual job. Prepare management accounts which are as complete as possible
  • Prepare year-end audit files for clients with supporting schedules for all balance sheet items and tax sensitive profit and loss items
  • Draft VAT returns and have an understanding of what is allowable under the VAT rules with a basic understanding of the principles of partial exemption and how this operates
  • Liaise with tax, ESG and other departments for client matters
  • Have an awareness and basic understanding of the disclosure requirements of Companies Act and how this affects how accounts are prepared and presented
  • Bookkeeping including preparing, processing and recording bank transactions, processing purchase, sales and general ledger entries
  • Processing and raising of invoices (sales and purchases) and expenses - authorisation, processing, and setting up for payment without supervision
  • Preparation of bank and petty cash and all other balance sheet reconciliations
  • Be able to prepare basic statutory financial statements for clients with little or no supervision
  • For certain members of staff, have an understanding of the FSA returns and be able to process information for the returns, asking for assistance where necessary

The Successful Applicant

The ideal (Top 20) Junior Management Accountant - Outsourcing Division candidate would have the following profile:

  • Part qualified ACA/ACCA
  • Team player
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills with proven ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines able to work under pressure with accuracy and focus
  • Competent using MS Office, particularly Excel - intermediate level is required
  • Confident in use of accounting software such as Sage and Access and other relevant packages
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Adaptable and flexible working attitude
  • Keenness to learn new skills and knowledge
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to use own initiative

What's on Offer

  • (Top 20) Junior Management Accountant - Outsourcing Division
  • £25000 - £31000
  • London Based

*Applications from the Big 4 with exam failures will be considered*

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