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Accounts & Audit Senior – Media, Film & TV Clients

BV Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater) (GB)
To £52000 + Benefits + Hybrid Working + Progression
Closing date
16 Feb 2024

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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 Accounts Senior or Accounts & Audit Senior, either newly qualified or qualified with some PQE, looking to upgrade to a modern and entrepreneurial medium size West End accountancy practice based in an easily accessible location? Are you looking to work for a boutique firm which is one of the main firms in London that works with Media, Entertainment, creative and particularly Film & TV clients? Are you looking for a role which is mainly statutory accounts, corporation tax and advisory based, but will also include a small amount of audit (20 – 30% of the role will be audit based)? If so, this growing niche accountancy practice firm based in a prime location in Zone 1 Central London is looking to recruit an ACA or ACCA qualified Accounts Senior or Accounts & Audit Senior due to impressive growth over the last few years and winning new clients from larger firms. Your role will be varied and will include: reporting directly to Partner level, liaising directly with all clients, preparing statutory accounts from start to finish for Ltd companies (as well as preparing accounts for individuals), corporation tax returns, some management accounts and offering clients advise how to improve their business. You will also get the chance to work on other areas of accountancy such as leading audits from planning to completion, VAT returns and various reports, analysis and business management assignments so your role will be varied. Your role will be varied and challenging, and training will be provided where necessary. Your role will be 70-80% accounts and tax based with 20 – 30% spent on audit assignments. You will work in a newly created role that will provide you with many growth opportunities in the future including the chance to be promoted to Manager level in a short space of time. No experience of the client base is necessary although a strong interest in working with mainly Film & TV clients is essential as most of the client base will be in this area, although you will gain exposure to other interesting sectors such as property, technology and retail. The firm also offers hybrid working and allows staff to work one day a week from home.

To be considered for this new role (January 2024) you will be a qualified ACCA or ACA and currently working for a UK based practice firm with experience of the above duties, particularly preparing statutory accounts from start to finish, tax returns, and a small amount of audit. You will either be newly qualified or have some PQE. You will either be working for a small or medium sized firm and looking to step up to a larger firm or you will already be working for a large practice and are looking to work in a more friendly firm with a better work life balance and faster progression. Experience of a wide range of software packages would be an advantage but training will be provided if necessary. You must now be looking to upgrade to an entrepreneurial and modern boutique West End based accountancy firm which is one of the main firms in London which works with high profile Media, Entertainment, Creative, Film & TV clients. The firm have had great success with candidates working in smaller firms outside of London, who want to work in a London firm for the high profile client base and better opportunities for learning, development and progression.

This growing accountancy firm has a great reputation for being a friendly and supportive place to work and providing their staff with challenging and varied roles. The firm has a real family feel, with a very low staff turnover and staff always have successful long term careers at the firm. You will work in a friendly and growing team, and you can expect to work on an interesting array of clients from a wide range of creative industries. The firm is growing at a rapid rate due to many new business wins from larger accountancy firms. Overall this is a unique opportunity for a good quality Accounts Senior / Accounts & Audit Senior from a practice background to join a good quality, niche and modern accountancy firm based in a West End location and carry out a high profile and varied role with great support and genuine progression to Manager grade 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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