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: Financial Accountant
One of London's most successful theatre companies was looking for a Financial Accountant to join their professional financial team. We are proud to be part of London's rich cultural heritage and our passion for the stage was inherent in all our operations. Please note this job for Financial Accountant was advertised some time ago and is now withdrawn. 1. Here at Nimax Theatres, we own and operate six of London West End's most famous venues including the Apollo and the Vaudeville Theatre. 2. As our Financial Accountant, the employee will be covering a wide range of tasks including posting transactions, carrying out reconciliations of key control accounts and preparing bank reconciliations. Many opportunities within the organisation. Using your knowledge and understanding of business costs, the employee will provide key support to the FD and senior management. (N.B. Financial Accountant is shown for research purposes only.)
Due to the recent acquisition of the Palace Theatre, we are looking for a Financial Accountant who can bring their skills to this newly created position 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: The prospective employer are currently seeking to recruit for a Lecturer. This is to cover an introductory module in Finance & Accountancy on a Business & Management degree course. Aims of the post: To develop, give and oversee the full range of professional services associated with programmes of teaching, learning, assessment, research and student support in higher education.To agree these professional duties as a member of the University Centre, and contribute constructively and creatively to: •Service planning, target setting, monitoring and review •The planning and allocation of work-loads and duties •The maintenance and improvement of service delivery •Research-led teaching of psychology •Support and assessment of students •Improving efficiency and successfulness in the use of resources and achievement of outcomes establishing and maintaining successful team and other professional relationships •Enhancing the team’s performance and its accountability for such •To promote University Centre and the College, its aims, policies, and corporate standards at all times •To ensure that the highest standards of customer service and care are provided at all times Qualification & Professional Membership: •MA or MSC in Business related Course •Teaching qualification •L2 English and Maths The Candidate MUST have an enhanced DBS within 12 months or on the update service in order to be considered If you are interested in this position send current C.V. or call Maria for a further discussion ..........
Key points: Finance Recruitment Consultant Up to £40, 000 Basic + 40% commission, flexible working hours (working), mortgage fund, season ticket loan, private medical care, gym membership discount, birthday off work, lavish parties, IRP membership, all expenses paid holidays, in house bar and more Pro-Finance is one of the leading names in the recruitment of accountancy and finance professionals in the Practice market. We have an amazing opportunity to continue expanding that reputation into Commerce & Industry, Public Sector & Not for Profit and Financial Services, to become one of the best names in the finance industry. This journey so far has not only made a close knit team very successful, it has and will continue to create bigger opportunities for those looking to fast-track into management as this team grows. This sector will really suit those hungry to develop candidate relationships and really enjoy the candidate side of recruitment. Considering we are experts in finance, earlier knowledge or experience of accountancy in some way as well as recruitment would be highly advantageous. The Pro-Group offer an exceptional working environment where employees are highly paid, rewarded with numerous incentives both monthly and quarterly from an individual as well as team perspective. The culture and tempo is addictive and the teams work well together which is born out of the fact we look after our staff. If you have solid recruitment skills and simply need the right environment to growwhere you are supported but not micro-managed and enjoy a fast paced culture, get in touch (Apply online only) (url removed) The Pro-Recruitment Group consists of 3 distinct brands: Pro-Tax, Pro-Legal and Pro-Finance (url removed)/protax (url removed)/prolegal (url removed)/profinance ..........
Key points: KM Recruitment is a expert UK wide recruiter for the Work Based Learning and Welfare to Work sectors. Job Title: Accountancy Trainer Location: London - Must be flexible with travel Salary: Negotiable Package: Excellent Holiday Entitlement, Mileage, Pension + Much More Type: Full time, Permanent Duties: - Deliver AAT Accountancy / ACCA qualifications up to level 7 in classroom based environment. - Prepare, plan and deliver quality learning and ensure timely and accurate completions in line with company procedures and timescales. - give guidance, support and encouragement to learners throughout their journey. - give progress response to learners and give support to ensure they meet their set goal / target. - Organise and keepdocumentation on learners' progress. - Overcome barriers to learning and changedelivery to meet learner`s needs. - Support, tell and motivate learners. called for Criteria: - Must hold a CIMA or ACCA qualification as a minimum - Must hold a teaching / training qualification (Assessors award as a minimum) - Must have experience of delivering Accountancy / ACCA programmes in a corporate environment - Hold relevant occupational competency within Accountancy. - Confident and professional with the skillto motivate and motivate people. - Quality driven and prepared to go the extra mile for your learners. - Organisational skills. - Must be flexible with travel. nb: KM Recruitment receive a high number of applications for each role advertised and although we would like to we are not always able to deliver response to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not been contacted within 4 days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest and keep an eye on our website for future opportunities ..........
Key points: Established in 2007, Pro-Recruitment Group is the leading tax/accountancy recruitment firm with a proven and unrivalled level of expertise in placing mid-to-senior level experts nationwide. As part of our continued and ongoing expansion, we are looking to grow our Public Practice team here in Farringdon. We are a firm who have continually proven to develop staff allowing our individuals to flourish; enabling them to progress through the ranks if so desired; rewarding them with an unrivalled commission structure; and training them in a market in which we are the leaders. Our team is made up of a variety of individuals. We operate in a very adult manner; we don't micro-manage via KPIs; we don't make people work 12 hour days but we do allow our team to be individuals; let them manage their own day and operate in a manner which is most productive for them. If you are seeking to employ an opportunity to accelerate your career and have a minimum of 2 years proven success then do get in touch: (url removed) The Pro-Recruitment Group consists of 3 distinct brands: Pro-Tax, Pro-Legal and Pro-Finance (url removed)/protax (url removed)/prolegal (url removed)/profinance ..........
Key points: Agora Talent are partnering a Private Equity backed commercial retailer based in London to find them an Assistant Financial Accountant to join their team. They have approaching 10 stores across UK & Europe, and a growing online presence. They're an expanding business with exciting growth plans. The role will report to the Financial Accountant. Key Vacancy responsibilities: - Assist in the organising and preparation of monthly consolidated management accounts in line with month end timetable and deadlines - Journal postings - Raising and dealing with of inter company recharges on a monthly basis. - Ensuring all inter company accounts reconcile within the group - Preparation of business KPI’s - Preparation of all balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis for all companies within the group - Preparation of monthly payroll, ensuring all starters and leavers in the period have been correctly recorded and all necessary documentation received. - Maintenance and upkeep on YouManage HR portal for all monthly paid staff - Assist in the organising and preparation of VAT and Intrastat returns - Point of contact during annual statutory audit and corporation tax completion - Improvement and development of controls and processes within the finance department - Working closely with the Financial Accountant providing support and help to the finance team on any adhoc requests What we're seeking to employ: - skillto communicate and build relationships both internally and externally at all levels -Good attention to detail - Control and system development experience - Strong excel skills - Willingness to take on extra tasks as and when called for which may fall outside of their normal job description - skillto think outside of the box - Can do and proactive attitude ..........
Key points: Support in the production of consolidated group management accounts, budgeting and forecasting and financial analysisDeal with and look after German entitiesClient DetailsThe employer is one of global's largest majority employee-owned insurance group comprised of broking and underwriting divisions located in the City of London.DescriptionFinancial accounting and reporting (FAR) - Support production of consolidated and stand-alone annual reports and accounts and as appropriate other statutory and legal filings for Group and relevant in-scope entities- Support production of consolidated monthly management accounts and associated materials- Support relevant regulatory requirements of entities are met, including but not limited to satisfaction of threshold conditions, maintenance of adequate regulatory capital and compliance with client money rules and related non-statutory trust and custody obligations- Support production of reporting for Financial Controls Working Group- Support group restructure exercise- Support M&A diligence and integration as appropriateFinancial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) - Partner regional business activityo Support monthly reporting, budgeting, reforecasting and year end processeso Consolidate regional figureso Central point of contact for any finance/ reporting related mattersProfile German language - business level? MS Office Literate (Advanced Excel - nested vlookups, data manipulation pivot tables etc)? Flexible and able to quickly changeto changes? Motivated and resilient? Accuracy & attention to detail? Good organisational skills and conversation discuss issues and skillto positively interact (written and verbal)? Working within a high pressure environmentJob OfferStrong primary salary and discretionary bonus with full company benefits.This job was initially submitted as www.totaljobs.com/job/77273055 ..........
Key points: Job Title: Financial Accountant Job offer is situated in London Remuneration is £35, 000 - £50, 000 per year The prospective employer is currently employing for an Financial Accountant to be located in London.The Financial Accountant's Key responsibilities include Financial statements, Tax and tax returnsCompany secretarial, Internal audit, Equity, Investor relations, Group ConsolidationsProducing financial statementsResponsibility for month endrequired skills:ACCA, ACA or equivalent qualificationexemplary conversational and conversation discuss issues and skillto positively interactProficient user of MS OfficePositive attitude, enthusiastic, flexible team-playerAttention to detail and multitaskingTo apply, use our standard online application form by clicking the Apply button below. ..........
Key points: FRENCH SELECTION UK French speaking Group Financial Accountant Account, Accountancy, Accountant, Accounting, Audit, Bookkeeping, Credit Control, Finance, Financial Statement, France, French, Intrastat, Invoice, Invoicing, Management, Payable Receivable, Reconciliation, Reporting, Return, Sales List, VAT, Comptable, Comptabilité, GAAP, Location: London - South Kensington Salary: Circa up to £65, 000 pa (DOE) Reference: 7850ACC1 VIEW JOB DESCRIPTION > make an application today Please visit the French Selection UK website, vacancies section, search job reference: 7850ACC1 Applications submitted on our website will come to us in the correct format, which means they will be processed faster & more efficiently by our team of consultants. The Company: The prospective employer is a well-established & growing family run Business operating in specialist sector Important job duties : Assisting on the production of the monthly management accounts and ensuring the integrity of the French sets of Books. We are seeking to employ someone who has t he caliber to step up to Financial Director position in the future This job offer: - Create / keepthe local GAAP compliance tools - Statutory Accounting and Reporting - Financial Close, Reporting and Gap analysis - Prepare, Complete & send returns Initiate payments (tax / VAT) - Prepare the French Monthly VAT & Intrastat Returns. - checkfor GAAP & Tax compliance - Work on the calculation and issuance of French Company. - Performs general accounting activities (invoicing, posting, and reconciliation) specifically related to intercompany accounting. - Prepare a variety of reasonably standard periodic reports such as trial balances, account reconciliations, etc. Candidate's profile: - Fluent in both English & French (Written and spoken) - Dually qualified: DSCG in France & ACCA in UK - Experience of a French GAAP accounting - Tax returns & payments - Statutory reporting - Advanced Excel knowledge - earlier work experience with intercompany dealing with either for France & European operations or globalwide is desired. - Experience working with SAGE - Knowledge of requirements for calculation of Value Added Tax in France & UK - Excellent organisation, problem solving & attention to details skills - exemplary conversational and communication, team work and strong management skills - Occasional travel may be expected in this role Salary: Circa up to £65, 000 pa (DOE) French Selection UK - The leading recruitment consultancy specializing in the placement of French, German, Spanish, Italian and Russian speaking professionals and executives throughout the United Kingdom ..........
Key points: Being the leading global commerce platform, the employer is scaling to new heights and looking to grow their international and dynamic team. They offer discount coupons and voucher codes providing up to 60% discount on a vast selection of merchandise. They’re online in selected countries, providing people with savings for products such as clothing, electronics and hotels. Operating from 7 regional hubs, they are a fast-growth technology and online marketing company, headquartered in Germany and backed my leading venture capital funds from the USA and Europe. We are seeking to employ a Junior Financial Accountant to join their very dynamic and highly motivated team. Your main responsibilities will be: • Creditor and debitor bookings • Following and preparing the payments • Ensure bank consistency bookings • Control and balance all accounts • Accounting month end closing • Analysis of the revenues and monthly adjustments the employee will also collaborate in: • Preparation of monthly management reports • Quarterly tax declaration • Quarterly management reports (IFRS) • Year-end closing • HR topics the employee will be offered a professional and entrepreneurial business environment as well as the opportunity to be part of the development of fast-growing startups. Who we’re seeking to employ: My client wants someone who posseses a hands-on mentality with an analytical, structured way of working. With logical thinking skills you are able to obtain fast solutions while working independently. It’s important you are open-minded, flexible and interested in extending your knowledge. Furthermore, the employee will appreciate a dynamic work environment, matching your goal-oriented way of working. Requirements: • University degree in Economics of similar education (Assistant Tax Consultant, Financial Accountant etc.) • 2 – 4 years working experience • Confident with Microsoft Office, especially excel ..........