Are you an ACA qualified Accountant (either recently qualified or up to 2 years PQE) looking for your next challenge in a professional practice environment? Are you either currently working in an accountancy firm in a client facing role and looking to move to an in house internal finance role in a large accountancy practice firm or are you currently already working in industry (ideally in another professional practice environment eg an accountancy firm or law firm) and looking for your next challenge and more responsibility? Are you keen to continue your career in a large, forward thinking, modern and entrepreneurial professional practice firm based in a prime location in Central London in a successful and growing Internal Finance Team? Based in the busy finance department and Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will be responsible for: playing a leading role in the preparation of the Group Financial Accounts, supporting the Head of Finance with the consolidation of the Group Accounts, keeping up to date with all relevant Financial Reporting standards, calculate management charge invoices between the Group and it’s subsidiaries, the preparation of monthly Group balance sheet reports, monthly balance sheet reconciliations, assisting the Management Accountant with monthly Management Accounts, reconciliation of intercompany accounts, monthly cash flow forecasts, reviewing the updated Partner’s drawing schedules, preparing quarterly summaries of partner capital, loan and current accounts, and other ad hoc duties that need to completed in the finance team. The firm uses a Practice Management System called Practice Engine, experience is desirable but not essential and training will be provided where necessary. You will liaise with all the departments within the firm and learn a number of great transferable skills which will benefit you in your future career. The firm also offers flexible / hybrid working, allowing all staff to work 2 days a week from home.
To be considered for this interesting and varied newly created position (March 2023) you must be a fully qualified ACA, either recently qualified or with up to 2 years PQE. You must either currently be working in industry (ideally another professional practice such as an accountancy or law firm) and looking for your next challenge, or you will be working in practice in a client facing role and looking to move into your first internal finance role. You must have experience of most of the above duties, including management accounts and statutory accounts preparation. You must possess fast and accurate data processing skills, work to high standards, be able to meet tight deadlines, have a sense of humour and be a team player. Experience of a range of software packages would be an advantage, as is strong Excel skills.
This growing entrepreneurial Top 20 Accountancy practice firm with very high standards and a great client base, will offer you a challenging role with the potential to learn new skills and really make your mark on a rapidly growing accountancy practice firm. There is also genuine opportunity to progress to a higher level in the future within the finance team due to the firms rapid growth. The firm is known for being a friendly place to work, with a good work life balance and a sociable office environment to work in. Overall this is an excellent new opportunity for an ACA qualified Accountant (either from a practice or industry background) to join a growing and entrepreneurial professional practice firm within their internal finance team and continue your career in a rewarding and challenging newly created position.