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Head of Accounting

Job Title: Head of Accounting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Reference: 3713647_1573231940
Contact Name: Matthew Nicholls
Contact Email: daxtra.ukit@hays.com
Job Published: November 08, 2019 16:52

Job Description

Head of Accounting - Central London Accountancy Firm - International Client base

Your new company
An established, international accountancy firm based in Central London are seeking a "Head of Accounting" to manage the firms client accounting and payroll department. The accountancy firm liaises closely with a large, established firm based in Europe and provides accounting and audit services to a number of local and European clients.

Your new role
In your new role you will be required to manage the Client Accounting & Payroll team and the associated portfolio. You will supervise a team of senior accountants and junior accountants ensuring all work is completed within budget and accurately. You'll review statutory accounts, management accounts and ensure the client payroll is completed on time. You'll also be the main point of contact for all client enquiries and will be responsible for on-boarding clients, which includes anti-money laundering checks, fee quotes and engagement letters. Finally you will be responsible for the learning and development of all members of the team, you'll carry out appraisals and offer training plans where necessary.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this position you will be an experienced qualified accountant with a proven track record of managing a team. You'll be able to demonstrate an ability to develop and progress junior accountants and will have the confidence to provide constructive feedback where necessary. The firm deals with a number of international clients, so an additional European language would be highly beneficial.

What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a competitive salary along with benefits. You be given the opportunity to take ownership of an accounting department

What you need to do now
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