Major financial and accountancy employers in the London area include:
London Stock Exchange
Lloyd's of London (insurance)
Lloyds Banking Group
Canary Wharf is the main financial centre of London. Job opportunities are available in all financial sectors including banking, investment and insurance. Many head offices have moved to Canary Wharf with careers offered with building societies, broking firms and independent financial adviser companies.
London Accountancy firms include:
Barnes Roffe LLP
BDO Stoy Hayward
Berg Kaprow Lewis
Chantrey Vellacott DFK
Duncan & Toplis
Ernst & Young
HAT Group of Accountants
Haslers Chartered Accountants & Business Advisers
Horwath Clark Whitehill
Mercer & Hole
Morley and Scott
Price Bailey LLP
Reeves & Neylan
Rothman Pantall & Co
RSM Robson Rhodes
Smith & Williamson
UHY Hacker Young
In the accountancy sector there are many job types available. These include Accounting technician jobs where the responsibilities include assisting with the preparation of accounts through to dealing with the payroll. The job can also involve receiving and settling invoices, book-keeping, auditing and
writing financial reports. Actuary jobs are included in the accountancy sector, actuaries evaluate and make recommendations to the management concerning financial risks. Other categories of accountancy jobs we cover include Chartered accountant, Chartered management accountant, public finance accountant and Tax adviser.
Popular accountant careers are in:
Audit work dealing with ledgers and financial statements. This type of work is now very computerised and thus requiring more and more IT skills and experience.
Budget Analysis is all about financial planning. The job will require very good communication skills as debate and negotiation can play a big part.
Financial accountants extract information from the business ledgers to prepare financial company statements. They are involved in longterm tactical decisions.
Management accountants are involved in capital budgeting and company business analysis. Cost analysis, contract analysis and developing new business are key areas for management accountants.
Tax accountants prepare corporate and personal income tax statements.
Typical Job ad below for London or nearby locations (shown as example for job requirements and responsibilities):
Example vacancy only: Assistant Financial Accountant
Assistant Financial Accountant £29,500 London A non-for-profit organisation has created a role suitable for an aspiring accounting professional who may have recently started studying or was looking to do so in the near future. Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to: • To complete specific balance sheet reconciliations for all of the organisations entities • To assist with specific balance sheet reconciliations • To ensure successful and efficient interim and year end audits • To provide accurate and timely information and data, as requested by the Financial Accountant or Senior Financial Accountant • Contribute to the continued improvement of finance business processes. Please note this job for Assistant Financial Accountant was advertised some time ago and is now withdrawn. 1. The role holder will be responsible for completing monthly reconciliations for specific balance sheet accounts (excluding Payroll) and include preparing specific year end schedules and statutory account notes for balance sheet items for which they are responsible. 2. Personal Qualifications: • Ambitious; go-getting, with around 2-3 years finance experience. Many opportunities within the organisation. • Able to understand customer requirements and meet those needs successfully within available resources • Ability to build and maintain successful working relationships both within and outside the organisation • Ability to use Microsoft Office Packages including Word, Excel, email and internet. (N.B. Assistant Financial Accountant is shown for research purposes only.) • To prepare specific schedules and statutory account notes for aspects of the organisations balance sheets they are responsible for Find Greater london or The east of London including Docklands and Canary Wharf as well as London jobs on the right.
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Job Title - Sales Consultant, Business Development Manager Industry - Accountancy Software, Payroll Software Location - London Salary - £30, 000 - £35, 000 basic, £60, 000 OTE + laptop + phone + pension + healthcare + benefits
This job offer The Sales Consultant will be responsible for new business development and account management activities, selling an award winning portfolio of revolutionary and high innovative Accountancy Software and Payroll Software into C-Level executives in Corporate and established clients into a wide range of vertical markets, including Accountancy, Bureau, Education and other Commercial sectors. The Candidate will be tasked with hunting down new opportunities whilst also nurturing and growing an existing client base.
The Candidate The Sale Consultant must have a strong background of new business development and key account management with Accountancy practices and Bureaus, ideally whilst selling Accountancy Software and Payroll Software to C-Level executives, although any Business Application software sales experience will be considered (CRM Software, Workflow Software, Legal Software, Procurement Software, Modular Software). The Candidate must be based on patch in the London. The Candidate must be hungry, driven and adaptable, with a knowledge of accountancy highly advantageous.
The Package Although the salary package for the Sales Consultant will be negotiable dependant on earlier work experience, initial indication is base salary circa £30, 000 - £35, 000, with uncapped commission of bringing first year earnings to £60, 000 OTE. extra benefits include fully expensed company car or car allowance, laptop, phone, pension and healthcare, plus extra benefits.
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