Corporate Accountant

Full Time
London,
£45-52k

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Description

Leading Management Consultancy based in Central London is looking for a qualified Accountant to join its vibrant and dynamic finance team as a Corporate Accountant.

Duties

Reporting to the Financial Controller in a finance team of 16, duties will include:

Financial and management accounts

  • Heavily involved in Management Accounts process
  • Preparation of monthly accrued income reports (Time & Materials, Fixed Price and Fees at Risk)
  • Reviewing time and expenses checks and posting into the accounting system
  • Preparation of monthly payroll journals for upload into the accounting system
  • Preparation of accruals, prepayments and depreciation
  • Preparation of UK VAT reconciliations & returns
  • Assist with preparation of balance sheet reconciliations including sales and purchase ledgers
  • Assist with preparation and distribution of monthly corporate budget summaries

Statutory & tax

  • Assist in preparation of UK corporate entity quarterly / annual accounts
  • Preparation of monthly PSA calculation
  • Assist with preparation of annual audit file
  • Office for National Statistics / QA reporting

Other

  • Preparation of monthly cash flow forecast
  • Reviewing payment runs and checking all details are correct.
  • To be able to work as part of a team ensuring that the monthly processes are kept to target and relaying any information to relevant members of the accounts team ensuring accurate end of month figures.
  • Contributes to the review of policies, processes and procedures to identify weaknesses and implement controls
  • Maintain and update own knowledge of reporting and tax issues, keeping abreast of changes in legislation and practice, ensuring that knowledge is shared and acted upon as appropriate

 

Requirements

Education & Professional Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)


Technical Skills & Knowledge

  • Audit candidates from Practice will be considered, as well as candidates with Management and / or financial accounting experience from Commerce & Industry or Professional Services
  • Good computer skills especially Excel and an accounting package
  • Knowledge of Access Dimensions & Concur systems an advantage


General

  • Attention to detail is vital
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels (written and verbal)
  • Experience in working in a professional services organisation is preferable