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Senior Accountant - Standalone

Carousel Consultancy Ltd
London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 28, 2022

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Senior Accountant - Standalone Role in London - US Insurance / Reinsurance Company - Hybrid Working - up to £85k + benefits and bonus

We have a fantastic opportunity for a highly experienced and fully qualified Senior Accountant to undertake a standalone role with a US company in their small London team.

Joining a dynamic, forward-thinking and inclusive team of approximately 20, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for all of the general accounts and reporting for the UK and German entities.

Suitable candidates will be fully qualified, have demonstrable experience in similar accountancy roles (ideally in-house rather than practice) and will be personable, proactive and professional.

What’s on offer?

This is a newly created role in a well-established, successful organisation with offices in New York, London and Germany. Our client is offering a competitive salary (c£85k) together with 27 days annual leave, private healthcare, pension scheme and bonus.

This is a hybrid role with approximately 3 days in the London office and 2 at home, although there may be flexibility over this.

Key responsibilities as the Standalone Senior Accountant will include:

  • Completing month and year-end close procedures and reconciling all bank accounts for both UK and German entities
  • Preparing monthly and year-end standalone and group consolidated management accounts
  • Maintaining current general ledgers for all entities
  • Reviewing / preparing journal entries and ensuring accuracy of the information entered in the ledgers
  • Compiling and providing information to external accountants for the preparation of quarterly UK VAT returns, determination of quarterly QIPs payments and the preparation of year-end tax returns
  • Assisting with the preparation of P11D forms
  • Reviewing monthly payslips before payments are processed
  • Assisting with year-end audit and preparation of statutory accounts
  • Reconciliation of credit card statements
  • Assisting with credit control functions
  • And more!

What we’re looking for:

  • Relevant accountancy qualifications
  • Demonstrable success in similar Senior Accountant roles
  • Experience in a similar standalone role is highly beneficial
  • IT literate - experience of Quickbooks is advantageous
  • Knowledge and experience of management accounts and reporting
  • Working knowledge of UK tax returns, VAT returns etc.
  • Confident communication skills and the ability to liaise at all levels
  • Impeccable attention to detail and accuracy
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, dynamic and proactive nature

Interested in this Standalone Senior Accountant opportunity?

This is a fantastic role not to be missed! If you have the qualifications and experience that we’re looking for, then we want to hear from you!

Please submit your CV ASAP, quoting ‘LO - Standalone Senior Accountant - London / Hybrid’
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