Accounts Supervisor / Assistant Manager – Creative clients

Job Title: Accounts Supervisor / Assistant Manager – Creative clients
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 40000 - 48000
Reference: BAV2119
Contact Name: Ben Vickers
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 29, 2019 14:01

Job Description

Are you an ACA qualified Accounts Supervisor or Assistant Manager from a small to medium firm background looking to upgrade to a niche accountancy practice firm based in Central London that specialises in working with very high profile owner-managed businesses, multinationals and high net worth individuals with a focus on creative industries such as: Modelling, Fashion, Photography, Styling, Music, Film, Theatre, Design, Branding, Sport and other industries such as Law, Restaurants and Property? Are you looking to work for a firm with just under 20 staff that is growing at a tremendous rate and where you will progress to manager grade in a very short space of time? Are you also looking to work in a general practice role, where you can utilise your accounts, tax, supervisory and advisory skills? If so, this growing independent accountancy practice is looking to recruit a new member of staff due to impressive growth over the last few years. Your role will be varied, and will include managing a portfolio of clients, preparing statutory accounts for clients, corporation tax returns, Vat returns and supervising junior members of staff. Your role will be split 50% statutory accounts and 50% tax, VAT and some management accounts. You will be responsible for reviewing work, managing workflow as well as ad hoc advisory projects. You will also be responsible for liaising with clients and building relationships. 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 role will be a mixture of hands on and supervisory. You will work directly with the partners and be the first point of contact for clients. 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 ACA fully qualified Supervisor or Assistant Manager with one or more years PQE OR you may be a qualified Senior looking to step up to Supervisor / Assistant Manager level. Your current role must include the above duties (including preparing statutory accounts, Vat returns, corporation tax returns and reviewing work). You will now be looking to upgrade to a firm where you can advise interesting and high growth entrepreneurial clients and have high levels of responsibility from day one. Experience in a range of software packages would be an advantage particularly Xero, Sage50 and CCH.

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 partners and you can expect to work on an interesting array of clients from the creative 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 next few years. Overall this is a unique opportunity for a good quality Accounts / Business Services Supervisor or Assistant Manager from a small to medium firm background who wants to work with interesting creative clients and have the opportunity to progress to manager level in a short space of time.