Job Vacancy Corporate Accountant PB Recruitment Consultants

Job title: Corporate Accountant

Company: PB Recruitment Consultants

Job description: A leading, reputable, global, finance and accountancy group, providing world-leading, specialised administration services currently requires a SENIOR CORPORATE ACCOUNTANT to join its friendly, growing team in London or Southampton. This role is of critical importance to its team

The position offers a competitive base salary, hybrid working and a comprehensive benefits package

Corporate Accountant Job Purpose

To deliver the financial reporting requirements for a range of corporate clients of various asset classes. These may include Jersey and UK Companies, both single company and consolidated groups, trusts, SPVs, joint ventures, unit trusts and other complex structures. Asset classes include operating portfolio companies, debt securities, real estate, securitisation vehicles. All tasks to be carried out efficiently, effectively and in accordance with its procedures.

Key Result Areas

  • Provide excellent levels of client service in line with company standards, procedures and guidelines and appropriate accountancy standards.
  • Maintain a high standard of client reporting and accounting records
  • Take responsibility for own personal development, in line with agreed annual performance objectives
  • To always act in accordance with its values, as set out above
  • Primary Contacts
  • Corporate team
  • Own team
  • Line Manager
  • Business unit director
  • Internal Departments
  • External auditors
  • Clients

Corporate Accountant Qualifications

Recognised accounting qualification (ACCA or ACA)


Direct experience of producing financial statements, interim and management accounts for a variety of corporate entities within various jurisdictions

Experience in producing:

  • Consolidated financial statements to UK accounting principles and IFRS
  • Consolidation schedules
  • Monthly & quarterly management accounts
  • Financial analysis and NAV calculations


  • A detailed knowledge and understanding of financial reporting standards, company law and regulatory requirements
  • Detailed knowledge of UK accounting principles and IFRS
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of NavOne/Caseware

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to effectively schedule and manage client portfolio of financial reporting and accounts production
  • Working with conflicting and demanding deadlines
  • Accepts responsibility
  • Effective communication with clients and colleagues
  • Ability to delegate and oversee trainee accountants and bookkeepers
  • Effective questioning style

Personal qualities

  • Integrity
  • Team Player
  • Flexibility
  • Enthusiasm to deliver
  • Adaptable and versatile
  • Appropriate office conduct and attitude to work


  • Strong commitment to client service excellence
  • Desire to support and develop others
  • Proactive and disciplined approach to work
  • Progressive and takes responsibility for self-development
  • Competence in carrying out their role and the tasks and duties associated with their role

Corporate Accountant Key Responsibilities

Your role may include, but will not be limited to, the following tasks which we call ‘Defined Business Activities’. The list of defined business activities is not exhaustive and may be amended from time to time:


  • Daily input of time on timesheet


  • Delegate tasks to trainees and bookkeepers, including briefing and review
  • Coach more junior members of staff in relation to day-to-day activities
  • Coach more junior members of staff in relation to company procedures
  • Monitor progress and workflows relating to scheduled work

Accounts Preparation

  • Prepare financial statements for a wide range of client structures to UK accounting principles or IFRS standards
  • Prepare NAVs and management accounts
  • Compile a full file of working papers for all financial reports prepared
  • Liaise with clients and intermediaries in respect of preparation of financial reports
  • Liaise with auditors in respect of the financial audit of client entities as required
  • Ensure that financial statements prepared are completed and signed off within client, statutory or regulatory deadlines
  • Attend client meetings in respect of accounting matters as required
  • Review annual and periodic accounts prepared by team

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Expected salary: £55000 – 65000 per year

Location: Southampton

Job date: Sun, 17 Jul 2022 04:49:24 GMT

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