Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: 10/03/2020
Reference: 14088095/001_1583834539
Contact Name: James Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 10, 2020 10:02

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a senior accountant to join the finance team for a prestigious property SME based in central London.

Client Details

My client is a prestigious property SME based in central London.


The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the following:

* Producing financial statements for several entities

* Responsible for reviewing monthly accounts prepared by management accountants

* Ensuring month-end closing, balance sheet reconciliations and performance reports are produced on time

* Ensuring internal and external queries are addressed and resolved promptly, attending meetings where necessary

* Involved in budgeting and offering support to the property management team

* Responsible for quarterly VAT return submission

* Producing cashflow statement

* Responsible for financial data migration

* Responsible for internal and external audit process

* Assisting in tax matters such corporation tax

* Implementing new accounting procedures and processes

* Providing oversight and support to the accounts team

* Providing training to junior accountant when necessary

* Producing ad hoc financial reports and analysis as needed


* Fully qualified Accountant (CIMA or ACCA or equivalent) or qualified by experience

* Good knowledge of FRS 102

* Previous Real Estate and/or Property and housing experience is desirable

* Line management experience not essential but desirable

* Sage 50 experience

* Excel skills (V lookup and Pivot table)

Job Offer

The successful Senior Accountant will receive a basic salary of up to £60,000 + benefits.