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Senior Finance Associate

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Harvey John Accountancy Recruitment


£25000 - £35000 per annum

Are you a an actively studying accountant in Practice and looking for a new challenge? Perhaps you've looked at making a move but switching to a new firm doesn't excite you? Think again!

We are partnering with an pioneering start up accounting and business consultancy firm who're on a journey to change the face of accountancy for the better. Founded by accountants-cum-entrepreneurs, this tech based accounting firm is focused on working with exciting SME and scale up businesses, providing a responsive, remote business partner.

With the team doubling in size in recent months, coupled with 2 office moves, this is a fantastic opportunity to join this constantly evolving accountancy disruptor.

The role

  • Supporting the client onboarding journey
  • Finance system design & build and working with data structures
  • Improve processes for new clients, leveraging technology where possible
  • Supporting the design of rich bespoke client management information
  • Developing client process manuals
  • Performing reconciliations, VAT returns, prepayments/accruals & journals
  • Preparing management commentaries for complex clients
  • Preparing monthly/quarterly management accounts for complex clients
  • Review of annual statutory accounts and corporation tax
  • Responding to technical accounting queries
  • Primary contact for less complex clients
  • Technical support to managers in delivery of their portfolios

What will you offer?

  • Have passed some ACCA or ACA exams and be actively studying
  • At least 2-4 years of relevant experience in a small to mid sized practice
  • Strong knowledge of bookkeeping and management accounts
  • Enjoyment of working for different clients whilst understanding their individual needs
  • Experience coaching junior members of the team
  • Experience managing smaller clients
  • Strong computer skills, particularly cloud accounting (Xero, QuickBooks etc)
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills

What's on offer?

A fantastic benefits package to include, but not limited to:

  • Performance related bonus
  • Unlimited holidays
  • Private medical insurance
  • Fully paid for strategy week abroad
  • MacBook Air for work/personal use

For more information on this start up accountancy business, please apply or contact Alex Baxter Smith at Harvey John.