Top 30 Statutory Accountant

37000.00 - 43000.00 GBP Annual + GBP37000 - GBP43000/annum
03 Feb 2017
18 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Within this Top 30 international practice, this role will ensure the timely and accurate preparation and review of a portfolio of more complex UK statutory accounts and tax packs for entities which are the responsibility of the UK Statutory Accounting team.

Duties include :

Ensure full reconciliations from ledgers to statutory accounts and corporate tax reporting.

Research technical accounting issues and assess impairments relating to these companies.

Build and maintain close relationships with client business's whose accounts are being prepared, to ensure issues are understood, reported correctly and prompt resolution is given to audit queries.

Recent team members have used the experience to move into roles in the business segments.

Participate in ongoing continuous improvements projects relating to the preparation of the UK statutory accounts.

Key Accountabilities

Preparation and review of a number of complex UK statutory accounts under FRS101, including directors brief, audit file, tax packs and quality control check lists (with support from relevant group reporting teams).

Participate in Continuous Improvement projects for UK statutory accounting process.

Research technical accounting queries raised and document research

Input into distributable reserves analysis from UK companies.

Input to preparation of SFNs for companies within the portfolio, including liaising with other functions.

Ensure compliance with and timely sign off

Your Profile

Fully qualified accountant and current member of a recognised national or international professional accountancy body within a practice environment

Current knowledge of relevant external financial reporting requirements and developments.

Ability to prioritise work load, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

Experience in statutory accounts preparation with strong technical accounting skills.

Responsibilities for the role are:

Assisting with the preparation of the client annual statutory accounts and returns.

Preparation of client statutory accounts for multiple group entities

Reporting on monthly and annual actual results for P&L and balance sheet.

Reporting on actual and rolling forecast.

Continual development of internal controls and systems

You are

Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA)

Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with senior management teams.

Experience producing statutory accounts for multiple entities

The ability to work in a fast-paced ever changing environment

Strong excel and systems experience

The ability to manage multiple ad-hoc projects

This is an amazing opportunity to work for a Top 30 practice with lots of opportunities for progression and development

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