Accounts Senior - Leytonstone - Levitate Recruitment

Accounts Senior – Leytonstone

Job ID: KELEY2925

Location: Leytonstone

Salary: £38,000 - £45,000

Levitate Recruitment are curently recruiting for an exciting opportunity to join a well-established top 40 London practice as a general business services accountant. You will be joining a fast growing and forward thinking Business Advisory and Accounts Services team where you will provide a wide range of services from bookkeeping to management accounting to “virtual FD” advisory/support services to a range of clients in varied industries from start-ups through to £40m or more turnover companies.

The successful candidate will have a strong base of experience in management accounting, statutory accounts preparation and corporation tax computations. Candidates with solely high level management accounts experience will also be considered.  The position also offers the opportunity to be involved in training and supervision of junior team members, as well as working closely with team managers and contribute to and be part of the success of the team in the long term.   We also pride ourselves on our own investment in staff training and development all within in a friendly but professional environment.

The Role:

Management accounts preparation, to include:

  • Ability to gain a detailed understanding of the client’s business and liaise directly with business owners and management;
  • Reviewing and understanding systems and controls and making appropriate recommendations;
  • Analysing and commenting on the results including developing KPI’s;
  • Making business recommendations to the client;
  • Producing budgets;
  • Forecasting and cash flow forecasting using appropriate software and/or Excel;
  • Preparing management reporting pack from client’s software/trial balance.
  • Statutory accounts preparation including year-end adjustments and accounts disclosures, from Trial Balance or books and records, and preparation of corporation tax computations for review by tax specialists;
  • Communicate directly with clients;
  • Supervision and training of junior staff, and reviewing work of junior staff;
  • On-site client work.


  • The firm will consider those that are studying towards a formal accountancy qualification but would prefer full qualification in either CIMA, ACCA or ACA
  • A strong accounting background within a similar pulic practice accountancy firm.
  • Experience with using a range of SME-level accounting software such as Sage Line 50, Xero and Excel.
  • Experience of using Caseware accounts production software and Digita Corporation Tax software would be an advantage.
  • There is no sponsorship available for this role so applicants must have the right to work in the UK
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