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Accountant – First industry role

BV Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater) (GB)
To £56000 + Hybrid Working + Benefits + Progression
Closing date
26 Jul 2024

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Accounting - practice, Legal
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 Accountant currently working in practice and looking for your first move into industry? Or have you already made your first move into industry and looking for your next challenge in industry? Are you looking to continue working in a professional practice environment, but work “In House” and be responsible for the finances of a medium size, rapidly growing Top 100 accountancy firm that specialises in working with high profile Media, Creative, Film & TV clients? Are you keen to continue your career in a relaxed, forward thinking, modern and entrepreneurial professional practice firm based in a prime location in Central London in a newly created Internal Finance Team which will have great learning opportunities and future progression? Reporting to the Finance Partner, you will be responsible for: liaising with all Partners in the firm, preparing quarterly management accounts and reports, complete management of WIP and Debtors, analysis of the firms performance and monitor KPI’s, Monthly reporting on New clients, Billing, WIP, Debtors, Staff Utilisation and cashflow, VAT returns, account reconciliations, preparing payroll for 80 staff and other ad hoc duties as required. There will also be 2 junior members of staff you will be in charge of. The role will be advisory based and there will be a large element of advising the Senior Partners how staff are performing and how to improve staff and firm performance. The firm uses CCH software so experience of this would be beneficial. The firm offers flexible working and allows all staff to work one day a week from home and also offers flexible start and finish times.

To be considered for this interesting and newly created position due to rapid growth (July 2024) you must be a fully Qualified ACA, with 1 to 2 years PQE minimum. You will either currently be working in practice in a client facing role and looking to move into your first internal finance position or you will be from a practice background, already in industry and looking for your next industry role. You must have experience of most of the above duties, including management accounts and Vat returns. You must also be looking for an advisory based role where you can really add value to a rapidly growing entrepreneurial business. 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, especially CCH, would be an advantage.

This rapidly growing entrepreneurial Top 100 Accountancy practice firm that is very relaxed and specialises in interesting Media, Creative, Film & TV clients, 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 (Finance Manager / Financial Controller) 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 from a practice 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. 







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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