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Accounts Senior – Part Time Maternity Cover

Job Title: Accounts Senior – Part Time Maternity Cover
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
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Salary: 40000 - 45000
Reference: BAV2267
Contact Name: Ben Vickers
Contact Email: bvickers@bvrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: July 25, 2020 11:34

Job Description

Are you an Accounts Senior / Business Services Senior / General practice Senior, from an accountancy practice background looking for an immediate start (August 2020) 4 - 6 month part time (3 days a week) maternity cover contract role, with a strong possibly of extending the length of the contract or the role turning permanent? Are you also looking for a role which will allow remote / home working? Are you looking to work for a niche practice in Londons trendy West End which specialises in high profile creative and media clients in industries such as: Film & TV, Sound Engineers, Theatre, Design, Branding, Sport, Modelling, Fashion, Photography, Styling, and other industries? Are you looking for a role with an immediate start date (August 2020) with the option to extend the length of the contract and could even turn permanent (due to an increase in client numbers)? Your role will be hands on and will involve working on all the firms largest and most complex clients. Your role will be almost 100% statutory accounts based, although there could be a small amount of VAT work. You will be responsible for preparing all statutory accounts from start to finish and ensuring everything is completed to a high standard before being sent to clients. You will be responsible for liaising directly with clients and handling client queries. You will use CCH to prepare statutory accounts. You might also have to review the work of one junior member of staff. The firm will also allow flexible working, including working from home for the duration of the contract. A very strong emphasis is put on the advisory side of accountancy and you will be expected to provide value added advice to your clients on a regular basis. Your client base will be varied and include an impressive array of SME and medium sized businesses, all from the creative sectors.

To be considered for this new role you must be an Accounts Senior, with a minimum of 3 years experience (ideally 5+ years) in a good quality practice firm. You can be either ACA qualified or qualified by experience. Experience of CCH is desirable but training can be provided. You must have experience preparing statutory accounts from start to finish, as well as liaising directly with clients and handling client queries. You must be able to start a new role around the 17th August but no later than September. You must be looking to carry out a part time (3 days a week) 4 -6 month maternity cover position, in a firm which is happy for staff to work remotely. There is a chance this role could turn permanent. Either experience or an interest in working with media and creative experience is desirable. You must be a team player and be able to work in a small to medium sized firm in a hands on role. Experience of a range of software packages would be an advantage particularly CCH, Xero, Sage50 and Quickbooks.

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. You will work in a friendly and growing team, work directly with clients and you can expect to work on an interesting array of small and medium sized clients from the creative and media industries. The firm is growing at a rapid rate due to many new business wins from larger accountancy firms and they have very ambitious growth plans for the future. Overall this is a unique opportunity for a good quality Accounts Senior / Business Services Senior from a small to medium firm background who is able to start a part time maternity cover position in August 2020 and is interested in a role possibly turning permanent in the future.