Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Islamabad
Salary: RS 60,000 - RS 120,000, negotiable depending on experience
Reference: Qual/ISB
Contact Name: Hiring Manager
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 26, 2020 17:25

Job Description

We are a UK based professional Accountancy firm and are looking for a high calibre, full-time, qualified (CA, ACA, ACCA) Chartered Accountant to join our team.

Based in Islamabad, you will become an integral part of our team and will work closely with UK based Client Managers and support them in delivering excellent client services.

Your working hours will be 12pm – 7:30pm Pakistan time.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate, must have exceptional experience of:

  1. writing up accounting records (sales invoices, purchase invoices, payroll and other journals)
  2. reconciling bank and other control accounts using Xero and Receipt Bank accounting software
  3. preparing monthly/weekly payrolls and VAT Returns
  4. preparing sole trader/partnership accounts and tax returns
  5. preparing statutory UK limited company accounts and CT600 returns
  6. experience of preparing management accounts

Technical Skills / Knowledge

  • CA/ACA/ACCA Qualified
  • Bachelors Degree or higher
  • 5 years experience
  • Good knowledge of UK corporation tax, income tax and VAT and the impact on accounts and client’s overall affairs
  • Good knowledge of the statutory and technical aspects concerning a set of UK limited company accounts
  • Good knowledge of main accounting systems in the market place (eg Xero, Quickbooks. Sage etc)
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables, SUMIF, VLOOKUP, INDEX/MATCH formulas)
  • Ability to work to deadlines and to be flexible as regards the hours and assignments worked
  • Ability to communicate openly and build up excellent relationships with clients


  • Excellent command of the English language (written and verbal)
  • Having a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Displays a positive and motivated outlook
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Performs well under pressure
  • Tenacious
  • Resilient
  • Flexible
  • Seen as confident and self-assured

Application Process

To apply for this position please apply online via ICAEW website and upload a covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the job spec and uploading your up to date CV.