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Position Purpose

The Assistant Financial Accountant will be responsible for bookkeeping to preparation of Trial Balance. Ideally, the successful candidate will be partly qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA and be able to demonstrate good experience in bookkeeping, preparation of trial balance, and assist in preparing the management/ statutory accounts.

Reporting Relationship:

Report to Partners/Directors/Lead

Job Description

  • Post all the accounting records (sales invoices, purchase invoices, bank transactions, credit card statements, petty cash, etc).
  • Reconcile all the bank, PayPal, credit card, and other control accounts in SAGE, XERO, Quick book, or excel.
  • Ensuring all transactions are properly recorded, including ensuring the timely completion of all transactions.
  • Complete the bookkeeping and prepare the VAT returns and assist in preparing the management/ statutory accounts along with different reports i.e, EC sales, Intrastat reports, VAT returns, etc.
  • Prepare the payroll, PAYE, and pension auto-enrolment and submission to HMRC.
  • Identifying process improvement opportunities and recommending solutions, including following through to ensure that recommended solutions are fully and properly implemented.
  • Have excellent communication skills and can work under pressure.

Job Specifications

  • A partly qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA Accountant to deal with our UK based clients.
  • An analytical mind
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data
  • Deadline-orientated and an ability to stick to time constraints
  • Ideally, be able to work on cloud-based software e.g. Xero, QuickBooks, SAGE, TaxCalc, MS Office, and Taxfiler.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables, SUMIF, VLOOKUP, INDEX/MATCH formulas)
  • Ideally should have previous work experience of 1 -2 years with the UK clients and should be able to demonstrate the UK tax and companies’ laws knowledge.
  • Team player and demonstrate leadership skills

Key Performing Measures

  • Delivery of high-quality work and overall service to clients
  • Deadlines are met
  • Budgets achieved
  • Adherence to the firm’s procedures.
  • Flexibility towards hours of work and tasks performed including assisting other staff e.g. dealing with urgent tasks at short notice when required.
  • To keep confidential any information obtained concerning the business affairs of the Firm, its staff, and clients.
  • Portray the Firm in a professional manner through appearance, conduct, and attitude.


  • We offer a market competitive monthly salary depending upon qualification and relevant experience.

How to Apply:


  • London