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Top 20 Accounts Senior – Financial Services

BV Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater) (GB)
To £55000 + Hybrid Working + Benefits + Progression
Closing date
23 Jun 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Are you an ACA Qualified Accounts Senior looking to join a large Top 20 firm and be trained so that you can work with and advise financial services / FCA regulated clients? Are you looking for a role where you will have a great opportunity to progress and learn about the interesting and lucrative financial services industry? Are you also looking to work for a firm that will offer you a good work life balance, plus flexible working arrangements (working 3 days in the office and 2 days from home)?  If so, this growing Top 20 accountancy practice firm based in a prime location in the City is looking to recruit a new member of staff due to impressive growth over the last few years and winning new clients from larger firms. Based in a niche team that works with high profile financial services / FCA regulated clients, your role will be mainly statutory accounts based but also include management accounts, Vat returns, corporation tax returns and other ad hoc duties and projects relating to the financial services industry. You will also have the chance to work closely with clients in setting up and implementing new software, new systems, new processes & controls and you will often act in an advisory capacity for clients. Examples of clients includes fund managers, brokers, insurance companies, investment advisors, corporate finance firms and many more. You will also be responsible for reviewing the work of junior staff and providing support and training / guidance to the juniors. Your role will be varied and challenging, and training will be provided where necessary. The firm uses a variety of software packages including Xero, CCH and Sage.

To be considered for this new role due to growth (June 2023) you will be ACA qualified and working for a good quality practice firm, of any size. You must now be looking to be trained so that you can work with high profile, London and international financial services based businesses and learn all the rules and regulations associated with the industry so that you can become an expert business advisor in this rewarding sector. You must have experience of the above duties, particularly preparing statutory accounts from scratch as well as management accounts and reviewing the work of juniors. Experience of a wide range of software packages, including CCH, Sage and Xero, would also be an advantage. You must now be looking to upgrade to a large Top 20 practice based in a City location in Central London where you can continue with your accountancy career and be trained to work in a new niche sector which will open many doors for your future career.

This growing Top 20 international accountancy firm has a great reputation for being a friendly and supportive place to work and providing their staff with challenging and varied roles. You will work in a friendly specialist team, and you can expect to work on an interesting array of clients from the financial services sectors. This department is growing at a rapid rate due to many new business wins from larger accountancy firms, including the Big 4. Overall this is a unique opportunity for a good quality qualified Accounts Senior / Business Services Senior to be trained and gain experience of the high profile financial services sector in a leading London accountancy firm with great support, variety of work and hybrid / flexi working on offer.



BV Recruitment Ltd is a niche recruitment consultancy business that recruits for the London accountancy practice market and the surrounding home counties. We cater for all levels of accountant including juniors, semi seniors, seniors, managers and partners, across most disciplines in practice including audit, tax, accounts, forensics, corporate finance and general advisory work.

In 2010 BV Recruitment Ltd worked with a large number of industry companies which were referred by our practice clients in the Top 20 and Top 60, testament to our high quality work. These have included roles for newly qualified ACA’s, Management Accounts roles, Finance Director and Financial Controller roles.

Over half the roles we work are given to us on an exclusive basis by our clients, so you won’t find many of our roles with other agencies due to the strong client relationships with have built over the years.

We offer a professional and confidential value added service to both our candidates and clients, and you can expect to be given lots of information about the clients you are interviewing with, as well as detailed interview tips, practice questions and information about your interviewers – all aimed at given you the best chance of getting the job you really want.

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