Statutory Accountant

  • Stats Team
  • London, United Kingdom

Statutory Accountant

Job description

The one for the recently qualified ACCA or ACA statutory accountant, ideally with a minimum of 2 years practice experience working in stats.

You'll be working with our awesome compliance and stats team, reporting to the Director of Statutory Compliance.  You'll have the opportunity to take ownership of all the compliance-based services including the following:

  • Liaise with the client and other departments/team to obtain all relevant information
  • Prepare and file various accounts and return
  • Follow up with Co House and HMRC where required
  • Able to respond to client queries on compliance
  • Able to work independently within a team and also train and mentor junior members of the team

It's a perfect role for a recently qualified accountant with stats experience, looking for the next step in their career.  You'll be joining an expanding team and have a big hand in the way the department runs and grows.

Your typical day to day tasks include:

  • Review lead schedules prepared by the management accounts teams and clients as appropriate
  • Review and carry out reconciliation checks on items such as: fixed assets, payroll and VAT returns
  • Prepare statutory accounts and file it with Companies House
  • Prepare corporation tax computation and file tax returns
  • File confirmation statements and PSC returns
  • Update statutory records
  • Manage a small portfolio of clients
  • Review workplace pension compliance

Our way of working is unique in the accountancy practice industry.  What defines us:

  • Progression & growth. Being part of our exciting growth journey as well as your professional and personal experience
  • Unique startup client base. We work with the best tech startups in the UK. Our clients are fast-paced and demanding and we love to be part of their journey
  • Informal and relaxed. We’re not a formal office. Our environment, attire and perks are part of our culture and our ways of working are unstructured, allowing opportunity to influence
  • Tech savvy.  We use the best tech to drive productivity and allow relationships to focus on true value add

Software: We use Xero, IRIS, Glide, Moneysoft (prior knowledge of this not required)


Sound good?  If so, here's what we need from you:

  • Practice experience.  Perhaps you're coming from a solid practice background or you've delved into industry and decided you miss the diversity of clients :) Either way, we need people who are experienced in working with multiple clients
  • Past experience for preparation of statutory accounts under FRS102
  • Past experience in preparing simple corporation tax return
  • Past knowledge of IRIS or any other statutory accounts software though not essential
  • Past experience in company secretarial work though not essential

Still want to hear more?

Hear from one of our Statutory Accountants.

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!