Senior Finance Assistant

  • Delivery Team
  • London, United Kingdom

Senior Finance Assistant

Job description

The one for the part-qualified accountant with 18-24 months practice experience. 

You will ideally be working in a practice, currently going through your exams with either CIMA or ACCA.


You get to be part of one of our awesome delivery teams of 2/3 talented people with your own portfolio of start-up clients.

As a Senior Finance Assistant you’re expected to put your knowledge into action, guiding the trainee (Finance Assistant) on the basics and helping the Business Accountant with client queries and deadlines. Given this we are looking for candidates who can adapt and work with a demanding client portfolio.


Applicants should have between 18-24 months experience working in a UK firm of accountants, ideally in a smaller firm where a wide range of skills were needed. The ability to take the initiative to solve problems and a desire to learn are key.

The important other stuff


Answering to your team leader, you will be helping contribute to the team's client delivery and supporting trainee members.


If you like it in bullet point format then here you go :


Senior Finance Assistant criteria:


  • Candidates must have a minimum of 18-24 months practice experience.
  • Confident in the preparation of accounts.
  • Bookkeeping/management accounts.
  • Payroll - running payroll, processing P45s, Completing year end processes - P35s, P60s, P11Ds.
  • Completion of quarterly VAT returns, in-depth knowledge of VAT rules.
  • Confident liaising with clients directly.
  • Supporting trainee team members.
  • Candidates must have a high attention to detail & excellent communication skills (written and in person).
  • Must also possess the ability/desire to progress to managing junior staff and to train our finance accountants.
  • Must be a great team player and assist the Business Accountant in running the team's client delivery.

Still want to hear more?

Hear from one of our Senior Finance Assistants.

If this sounds like you and you are up for our unique challenge then we’d love to hear from you. Please continue to our application form, which should take no more than 15 minutes of your time to complete.

We're looking forward to hearing from you!