Accounts Manager (Practice background) Hybrid

  • Job Reference: 00000711-1
  • Date Posted: 20 February 2023
  • Recruiter: Independent Resourcing Consultancy
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Up to £70,000 DOE
  • Sector: Other Financial Services Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Eamon Behan
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 02081673359

Job Description

Accounting Manager to assist our growing team.

Working with our team of accountants, you will be required to complete end to end accounting tasks for a range of SME businesses, using industry leading tools.



  • Maintain records of our clients using accounting software packages including Xero and Sage 50.
  • Use cloud accounting tools to process transactions, prepare and post journals, update all ledgers, perform bank reconciliations ready for the monthly reporting process.
  • Liaising with clients on any queries.
  • Making journal entries for all receipts, payments, and other financial transactions.
  • Undertake financial close procedures for the month end, including inter-company balance reconciliation.
  • Preparing management accounts and month end reconciliations, including commentary.
  • Drafting and finalising year end accounts for Limited and LLP’s from start to finish under FRS 102, Section 1A and FRS 105, ready for client and management review.
  • Hold client meetings advising them of potential Tax/Accounting implications.
  • Preparing of service charge accounts.
  • Preparing extended trial balances including the final year end trial balance.
  • Preparing cash flow statements.
  • Running the monthly payroll for clients, including RTI submissions and pension contribution calculations.
  • Preparing corporation tax computation calculations and basic tax planning.
  • Dealing with the preparation and completion of VAT returns, including EC Sales and Intrastat returns.
  • Apply and understand the client to ensure transactions are recorded appropriately, under the correct accounting standard and highlight unusual transactions to senior members of the team.
  • Apply a basic knowledge of rules and regulations followed by UK SME’s including tax requirements, company secretarial and a general commercial awareness.
  • Work as part of a team to provide ad-hoc accounting assistance and ensure clients receive an excellent service.
  • Support the Head of Accountancy.
  • Training and mentoring junior members of staff.


Desired Skills and Experience


  • 3-5 years’ experience within practice.
  • ACA or ACCA qualified.
  • Must be highly organised, proactive and a self-starter.
  • Able to prioritise workload and be self-sufficient.
  • Can work well under pressure and in a very busy environment.
  • Xero certified user.
  • A team player, with active participation in the team, in addition to being able to work on their own as required.
  • Friendly and helpful with a can-do work ethic.
  • Flexible and able to prioritise a changing to do list.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intermediate MS Office, including Excel, Word.

What we offer:

  • £70k dependant on experience.
  • Bonus Scheme (up to 10%).
  • Excellent career development opportunities.
  • 22 days holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Employer Pension Contribution.
  • Private medical insurance (minimum of 1 years’ service).
  • Opportunity to join a rapidly expanding firm at a very exciting stage of growth, with prospects of career progression.

Job Type: Full-time – Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00


Next Steps 

Does this sound like an opportunity that aligns with your career ambitions? 

For this immediate opportunity please forward your CV to Eamon Behan today! 

We look forward to starting your journey with you!