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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Key points: . Overview of AEW UK:.. AEW UK Investment Management LLP (AEW UK) are the Investment Manager to 4 funds (AEW UK mainProperty Fund AEW UK Real Return Fund AEW UK South East Office Fund Limited Partnership and AEW UK REIT plc) that invest in property nationwide... AEW UK is a 50/50 joint venture between AEW Europe and our UK senior managers and management personnel. AEW Europe is an established and leading European real estate investment manager. With 9 offices throughout Europe, the group has over 280 employees who are responsible for over 16.6 billion of assets under management. AEW Europe is a subsidiary of Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM), the asset management platform of the Natixis group... Background to role:.. A London based Fund Controller required within the AEW UK Operations team which includes: Oversight of Operations, Control and Risk Management functions to the AEW UK REIT plc and AEW UK South East Office Fund Limited Partnership managed by AEW UK... Key Roles, Tasks and Vacancy responsibilities...... Reporting:... Review quarterly NAV's (under IFRS accounting standards) of the funds calculated by the fund administrators and liaise with the portfolio managers for sign-offs... Monthly review of all management accounts prepared for the funds by the fund administrator... Preparation of various periodical financial reports analysing the fund's financial performance, such as investor reporting, London Stock Exchange RNS announcements and fund models...... Audit and tax:... Coordination of the annual and interim audits required for the funds, communications with the fund administrators to answer external auditors questions... Coordination and review of the quarterly VAT, annual tax filings and monthly Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) returns for the legal entities with the fund administrators and tax advisors.... Cash Management:.... Monitoring of cash activities within the funds, including managing use of credit and loan facilities, calculation and review of capital calls and distributions to the investors and preparation of cash flow forecasting.....Preparation of bank loan covenant calculations...Service provider oversight.... Participate in weekly and quarterly calls to give updates and checkperformance of fund administrators.....Provide updates on significant events and answer ad-hoc queries to the depositaries of the funds....Risk Management.... Preparation and continued development of risk reporting including risk identification monitoring and measurement, monthly stress testing, investment guideline monitoring....Other... Answering of operational related ad-hoc investor questions..... Maintenance of accounting/reporting policies and procedures.....Preparation of papers required for board and investment management committee meetings.....Review of management and performance fee calculations....The jobseeker... A strong technical accountant with 3-4 years post qualification experience in the Real Estate i ..........
If this role is of interest, send your latest CV to me. The IT Division of Morson International has an excellent track record in the supply of IT skills across the full IT life cycle. We have consistently supplied quality IT recruitment solutions whilst developing mutually beneficial, long term client relationships. £300.00 - £320.00 p day ..........
Key points: Our Finance recruitment team in London can assist qualified Accounting professionals who have exposure within global companies. We recruit roles across internal and external audit - or if you've most recently been in industry, or you're keen to move out of practice, we cover a broad remit of roles across industry and commerce, public sector as well as roles that sit within Financial Services Banking.Client Details.PageGroup is a globalwide leader in expert recruitment, with 39 years expertise and a brand that is synonymous with quality of service and an honest approach that is unrivalled in the industry..Our Global Opportunities team located in London are here as your key point of contact during your relocation to London..We can assist with - Pre-arranging interviews with Michael Page consultants upon your arrival into the country - CV and interview advice - Information about employment market conditions and guidance on current salary rates.Description.Our Finance recruitment team in London can assist qualified Accounting professionals who have exposure within global companies. We recruit roles across internal and external audit - or if you've most recently been in industry, or you're keen to move out of practice, we cover a broad remit of roles across industry and commerce, public sector as well as roles that sit within Financial Services and Banking. We're experiencing demand from The prospective employers for the following roles:. - Financial Accountant.- Management Accountant.- Project Accountant.- Product Control.- Financial Controller.- Group Accountant.- Internal Audit.- External Audit.Profile.The Candidate will : - be a Chartered accountant (we also have a team who looks after part-qualified roles, so do send your CV if you're still in the process of qualifying, or qualified by experience) - have confirmed travel plans, arriving in London in the next 2- 3 months.Job Offer.Working in the UK opens up many possibilities and with UK experience on your CV there are obvious long-term benefits to your career. The UK offers the chance of an exciting lifestyle in some of the most enterprising cities in the global. If you are heading to the UK within the next 3 months now is a great time to discuss how Michael Page can assist..To be qualified send your CV in Word format and include comments regarding your work rights and travel arrangements..This job was initially submitted as.www.totaljobs.com/JobSeeking/Are-you-a-Chartered-Accountant-relocating-to-London_job65907373 ..........
Key points: Accounts and Legal is an entrepreneurial, high growth professional services firm, aiming to help the growth of SMEs from start-ups to substantial established enterprises. We do this by providing not only the compliance services you would expect of an accountancy led firm, but combining this with valuable commercial insight and analysis from experienced business professionals.
We have an impressive track record of growth. In the three years that we have been established weve made a real impact in the small business community in London now achieving more than 250 inbound client leads per month.
Our future plans for the business include expansion into new towns and we are currently working on generating a pipeline of work in Brighton with a plan to open another office there and replicate the consistent and continual growth achieved in London.
Our steady stream of new clients means we are now seeking a new Senior Accountant to be working with our London team and manage a client portfolio, supported by our junior accountant team.
The successful jobseeker for this new vacancy will ideally have a few years post qualification experience and will have managed a portfolio of clients although a bright, aspiring jobseeker for this new vacancy is someone we would want to meet.
They will have trained in practice and be in possession of either ACA or ACCA qualifications. Experience of managing clients and junior staff is sought. Experience to date will have resulted in high levels of proficiency in all aspects of generalist accounting and taxation (no audit experience required) and key personality traits that are of high importance include: strong problem solving ability, good self-motivation and a customer service focus.
Remuneration is competitive and dependent on skills and experience. £40k-£50k £40k-£50k ..........
Key points: As a jobseeker are you an aspiring Chartered Accountant with experience spanning both private practice and in-house? Would you like to shape the future of an exciting practice and successfully become the.CFO. FC.of a large portfolio of businesses? Then read on. The Company:..With unparalleled practical experience in running companies, The prospective employer.is. are.full service expert Chartered Accountants located in South West London. With a focus on business advisory and financial management for businesses and providing tax advice for businesses and individuals, clients benefit from a full understanding on what it takes to run a business successfully. As.part of.a friendly and growing team, you can expect to work on an interesting array of clients gaining exposure to a.mixture of large and small business, from a wide range of industries. wide variety of businesses across many sectors . We are now seeking Business Services Practice Manager to carry out the following important role:. The Vacancy responsibilities:. Running the Practice As an integral part of the senior leadership team, shaping and executing the strategy for the business, managing the team, managing and improving operational process and systems and developing innovative client solutions Manage a mixed portfolio of clients ranging from corporates to SME's and owner-managed businesses through to individual requirements offering bespoke advice on both day to day accounting issues and commercial advice on business management and growth Develop business for the firm through building an successful Business Development and Marketing Strategy and ensuring its execution through pitches, proposals, presentations and thought leadership initiatives Statutory and management accounting for clients (both monthly and quarterly), general advisory based projects, client training on software packages, VAT and PAYE returns Allocating work, briefing and controlling the team and ensuring compliance with timetables. Planning workflow, assigning new clients and assignments on a day to day basis. Corporate tax work to include tax planning for both corporate clients and their directors.. Review of corporation tax computations and returns.. Responsibility for the financial aspects of managing a portfolio, including.agreeing. raising.fees.proposals , .company valuations, .control of recoveries and.practice management, compliance and.due diligence. Training, appraisal and recruitment and retention of the team.. Maintaining and developing excellent client relationships , .Ensure clients are serviced to a high standard and reviewing work carried out by other employees and members of the staff. The Candidate:. ACA/ACCA qualified with commercial experience dealing with the requirements of owner managed businesses and generating revenue earlier management experience within an accounts and business services based role Broad base of practical accounting knowledge Proven exp ..........
Key points: Interim personal tax role located in Central London. Practice firm offering accounting, auditing and tax services. About The prospective employer This accountancy practice, located in Central London secure the services of over 70 staff and has provided accounting, audit and tax services forA A over 40A A years.A A The company offers services for aA A wide range of clients from a broad spectrum of sectors, from industry and the professions to the arts and entertainment. This range of clientsA A spans fromA A large international companies and professional practices to partnerships and self-employedA A individuals.A A A A Job Description The key responsibility for this role initiallyA A is the completion of personal tax returns. The Successful Applicant The successful jobseeker for this new vacancy will have: Strong personal tax experience. High levels of accuracy and diligence. Organised approach to work. Strong work ethic. What's on Offer Please do no hesitate to contact Connor Tostevin on 020 7269 2168 for further information about tax opportunities. Apply for this new vacancy Click the Apply or LinkedIn button below or contact Connor Tostevin on +44 Twenty 7269 2168 quoting vacancy referenceerence 13484358 ..........
Key points: Leading UK transport ticket provider Corporate Tax and VAT work for business achieving fast growth About The prospective employer Leading UK transport ticket provider. Ambitious growth plans and expansion into Europe. Operating in fastly growing market. Over A£1bn net ticket sales last year. Job Description Daily management of all UK corporation tax and VAT work Support with employment tax, responsibility for P11D, PSA Involvement in developing international tax strategy (VAT & CT) to help European expansion Providing general tax advice and service to the business, adding commercial value Dealing with HMRC requirements and external parties Ad-hoc advisory work Responsibility for tax accounting The Successful Applicant Professionally qualified Strong commercial acumen Sound tax accounting experience Experience of UK VAT & corporate tax IT literacy Strong communication and teamworking skills What's on Offer 9 month interim agreement(maternity cover) Apply for this new vacancy Click the Apply or LinkedIn button below or contact Connor Tostevin on +44 Twenty 7269 2168 quoting vacancy referenceerence 13479489 ..........
Key points: Brand Name Electronics Broad Tax Role About The prospective employer Based in Uxbridge, this electronics manufacturer is a household name brand. With operations across a large range of markets, the successful jobseeker for this new vacancy will have be reporting directly to the Tax Director and have responsibility across tax affairs. Job Description Due to internal restructuring, this role has now just been created and has a broad range of responsibilities including but not limited to the following: Support corporate tax compliance including preparing and submitting calculations checkbusiness processes for tax with view to developing and implementing best practices Support Tax Director in strategic project work related to transfer pricing, audits, planning and restructuring Assist VAT manager with VAT compliance including reviewing business processes such as supply chain with a VAT perspective give oversight on employment tax related issues in partnership with HR Ad hoc duties as necessary The Successful Applicant Professionally qualified or in the process of gaining qualifications Strong excel and SAP skills Accounting experience is a bonus What's on Offer Excellent salary at this level Generous bonuses Apply for this new vacancy Click the Apply or LinkedIn button below or contact Daniel Corbett on +44 Twenty 7269 2352 quoting vacancy referenceerence 13699815 ..........
Key points: Temporary Senior Financial Accountant required for 3 month agreement NHS body located in central London About The prospective employer London based NHS Trust Job Description As the Senior Financial Accountant, located in central London the employee will be:.Responsible for General Ledger & Financial Accounting.Preparing and managing VAT returns.Involved in audit preparation to make sure all financial controls and financial control systems and procedures are in place.Reconciling control accounts to make sure cash management is sustained.Exposed to or have a good understanding of the NHS or related health financial regimes.Working on various project related duties relating to financial accounts The Successful Applicant A successful jobseeker for this new vacancy will be:.Qualified accountant.NHS or Healthcare experience / knowledge.Immediately available or on one weeks notice What's on Offer Lucrative day rate Apply for this new vacancy Click the Apply or LinkedIn button below or contact Gaby Dunn on +44 Twenty 7269 2217 quoting vacancy referenceerence 13444778 ..........
Key points: Your new company The employer is the leader in the Telecommunications industry. Due to promotions within the business, an opportunity has arisen in the high performing group function..Your new role The Candidate will be sitting in the external reporting team within the Group function while they go through their year-end process. Your job duties will include being responsible for the preparation of the annual report and quarterly results. The Candidate will have the overall responsibility of the external reporting for assigned lines of business, which means the employee will be dealing with stakeholders within that team and presenting results to the group finance director. What you'll need to succeed The Candidate will be a technically strong chartered accountant with experience in external reporting. The Candidate will have outstanding stakeholder management - being able to develop relationships with department managers and senior stakeholders..What you'll get in return The Candidate will be rewarded with a day rate between A£300-A£400 dependant on experience on a 3 month contract. The Candidate will be working for a well-known multi-national business within a highly impressive team of like-minded individuals. The role is initially a 3 month agreementbut there is a possibility of going permanent for the right jobseeker. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'make an application today' to send an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this new vacancy isn't quite right for you but you are seeking to employ and looking for a new position Contact us for a privatediscussion on your career. ..........
Key points: Part Qualified Financial Accountant - Financial Services
London - Up to £30, 000
an established and leading UK Financial Services Group who work extensively within the Investment Consulting, Pensions and Wealth Management Market are looking to recruit a highly competent Part Qualified Financial Accountant.
Supporting the Group Financial Accountant the vacancy will involve -
- Assist the Group Financial Accountant on all year end processes including preparing quarterly financial information for Board meetings - Coordinate day to day correspondences with Group banks and set up new bank accounts and changes - Prepare all Corporation Tax, VAT analysis and returns. - Prepare and manage group cashflow analysis and reporting - Produce monthly reporting of Head Office management accounts for the company - Prepare monthly reconciliations of balance sheets accounts - Check all VAT returns prepared by the Finance Assistants - Liaise with external auditors and prepare information for year end - Assist management in monitoring and maintaining internal policies and procedures - Working closely with department heads and business partners to plan and resolve issues.
To apply for this new vacancy vacancy offer you must be a part qualified accountant who has earlier work experience in a Financial Accounting role within a professional services environment. Due to the nature of the vacancy you will also be expected to show excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate with a wide range of departments, colleagues and external points of contact. The prospective employer prides themselves on a positive, open and engaging work environment and recruit jobseekers who can buy into this philosophy.
For more and comprehensive information and details, Contact Richard Garbett. Up to £30, 000 ..........
Key points: An exciting new job opening is now offered within a reputable asset manager for a Financial Accountant.
Duties will include:
.Preparation of the monthly management accounts to trial balance for BMO REP LLP and its subsidiaries, including accruals/prepayments monthly steady journals. .Reconciliation of the various intercompany and control accounts within the group. .Preparation and maintenance of accounts for the firm ensuring compliance with IFRS or GAAP as appropriate. .Preparing and managing the production of year-end audit files for auditors. .Liaising with FC finance team in Edinburgh. .Preparation and maintenance of various Statutory Accounts for the firm, ensuring compliance with IFRS or GAAP as appropriate, as well as iXBRL submissions and filing at Companies House. .Preparation of the audit files Statutory Accounts package for clients for auditors. .Liaising with external auditors, resolving queries on a timely basis. .Supervision of junior book-keepers. .Filing quarterly VAT returns, including partial exemption claims and liaison with HMRC where required. .Liaising with clients located in the UK and overseas. .Producing investment reports and schedules for Investors. .Liaising with managing agents to reconcile rent statements. Responsible for ensuring that there are no discrepancies and any variances must be resolved. .Preparation of the management accounts on a quarterly basis for the Investors.
Skills and experience required:
.Strong technical accounting skills .Experience of producing and consolidating accounts in accordance with GAAP IFRS. .Strong conversation discuss issues and skillto positively interact. .Computer literate with excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel Word SUN Accounts and SAGE Line 50.
This is a one month temporary role and the client is willing to pay an hourly rate of £16 per hour including holiday pay. £33k - £35k pa ..........