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Newly Qualified Accountant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £60000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Kai Fogarty
  • Expiry Date: 03 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -122021-466522

Newly Qualified Client Accountant, up to £60k

A world leading provider of business, legal, tax, and digital brand services is looking for a newly qualified client accountant to join their team. In this role, you will work closely with senior client accountants and senior management to provide accounting and financial services for capital market transactions. This role would suit an ambitious, energetic accountant keen to progress further in a dynamic, rapidly-growing business.

Some of the things you will be doing:

  • Setting up/maintaining the general ledger for new/existing clients through transaction research and assessing the applicable accounting treatment for a variety of Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV's)
  • Responsible for posting journal entries and keeping up to date accounting records for a portfolio of SPVs
  • Preparing annual statutory financial statements including notes and disclosures under IFRS or local GAAP and in compliance with relevant company law
  • Liaising with auditors to produce audited financial statements to meet statutory and other deadlines
  • Preparing routine monthly and quarterly management accounts and other client deliverables
  • Preparing and filing of VAT returns, Corporation Tax returns and iXBRL tagged financials
  • Resolving technical accounting issues which arise on an ad-hoc basis through liaising with all parties
  • Working with the accounting team towards process improvement and efficiencies
  • Gaining familiarity with a diverse range of capital markets structures and products

What technical skills, experience and qualifications do you need?

  • Qualified ACA or ACCA accountant
  • 3+ years' experience in a relevant role in an accounting firm or financial services company
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge with some audit experience
  • Strong organisational skills and an ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Team player, with strong problem-solving skills
  • Conscientious and diligent, with high attention to detail
  • Professional, friendly demeanour with enthusiasm for the role
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint