Interim Senior Management Accountant - Professional Services

7 days left

Location
England, London, West End
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Ref
13846008/001
Contact
Kerim Wiltshire
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified

The Interim Senior Management Accountant position is an exciting opportunity for a newly qualified candidate looking to take a step up in an exciting SME environment. The client is offering a competitive day rate and the opportunity to go permanent after an initial contract of 4 months.

Client Details

The client is a fast growing Professional Services SME based in the heart of the West End of London. The culture is very important and they're keen to maintain a start up feel while the business transitions into one of the market leaders in their industry.

Description

The Interim Senior Management Accountant role will include the following responsibilities:

  • Initial involvement in all accounts procedures to gain understanding of the company and accounts function.
  • Line management of 3 Accounts Assistants.
  • Management of the sales invoicing process.
  • Overseeing the procedure of raising invoices.
  • Assisting the Financial Controller in all month end procedures, leading to the production of accurate and timely management accounts.
  • Assisting the Financial Controller with preparation for year-end Audit.
  • Preparing VAT returns and related reconciliations.
  • Assist the Financial Controller with any ad hoc duties as required.
  • Ensure efficient and accurate delivery of work from the Accounts Team.
  • Conduct reviews and career development discussions with direct reports.
  • Act as a mentor and guide to more junior team members.
  • Profile

    The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Professional accountancy qualification.
  • Solid understanding of double-entry and book keeping.
  • Experience in the month-end process is essential, including balance sheet reconciliations, P&L analysis, and all necessary journals (including prepayments and accruals).
  • Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel.
  • Proficiency in accounting software applications (experience of Sage is desirable).
  • Well organised, must be able to manage a high and varied workload while maintaining accuracy and quality of work.
  • Demonstrable experience of meeting deadlines and high quality of work.
  • A service orientated individual with good inter-personal skills who can work as part of a team.
  • Intermediate MS Office skills.
  • Confident and outgoing personality.
  • Excellent people skills, with ability to build relationships with clients.
  • Exceptionally organised.
  • Desirable

  • Experience of managing a team and mentoring junior employees.
  • Experience with Sage Accounting software
  • Professional services experience is highly beneficial.
  • Job Offer

    A competitive day rate is on offer for the role with a competitive package being offered upon being made permanent.