Accounts Senior / Management Accountant

Aston Jones Recruitment
Newcastle Upon Tyne
24000.00 GBP Annual
17 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is one of the largest accountancy and business advisory firms in the UK with over 3,000 employees, 300 partners across over 30 locations. They have been established for just under 30 years and are continually growing and now looking to add an Outsourcing Senior to their professional team based in Newcastle. The outsourcing division provides outsourced finance, HR and payroll services to a range of clients, from large blue chip companies to SMEs and owner managed businesses. My client are currently looking for an experienced individual who would be tasked with providing a high quality accounting service to a wide range of clients as part of the team. Role responsibilities: Responsible for client portfolio ensuring accurate preparation of management accounts within deadlines and budgets setProactively update the relevant Outsourcing Manager on client as and when appropriateDraft professional correspondence (e.g. email, letter) suitable for submission to a client without significant review pointsTo ensure client processes and permanent files are kept up to dateKey performance measures acted upon on an on-going basis (e.g. chargeable time, utilisation, expected fee income levels)Regular and proactive participation in Outsourcing Team meetingsLead or assist in the preparation of monthly client management accountsReview of Bank and Credit card reconciliationsDaily/Weekly processing of client paperwork/data files in various Accounting/ERP systemsPrepare and process accruals, prepayments and other month end journalsPreparation of VAT returns and EC sales listsResponsible for the reconciliation of Balance sheet accounts, with particular emphasis in the area of inventories and debtorsAssist in resolving internal and external queries from the clientCompilation of Audit, Statutory accounts and CIT pack, with liaison for the groups/entities auditorsPayroll journals and reconciliations Person specification: Professionally Qualified (AAT / ACA / ACCA / CIMA)Strong knowledge and experience of IT software and packages including Microsoft Office and bespoke accountancy softwareExperience of working within a practice is essentialAccurate and timely preparation of (often complex/bespoke) management accounts and other reportingPreparation of VAT returns, EC Sales lists and Intrastat returnsTraining clients in use of their accounts systems