Executive Accountant - Outsourcing (ICAEW/ACCA)

Job Title: Executive Accountant - Outsourcing (ICAEW/ACCA)
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: London
Reference: O/SEXEC
Contact Name: Nicola Ferreira
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 12, 2020 15:37

Job Description

Qualified Role:

Outsourcing Executive Accountant - Permanent, Full-Time, based Putney (SW15)

Kirk Rice is a fast growing, leading independent firm of Accountants and Financial Advisers supporting individuals, local businesses and multi-national corporations since 1989. We offer specialist advice across our core business areas of accounting, audit and tax, outsourcing and financial services.

General description of the position to be filled:

Due to continued growth, we are looking to recruit an Outsourcing Executive within our Putney office. This is a permanent full time role, joining an expanding friendly team, reporting to our Outsourcing Partner.

The successful candidate will be:

• Responsible for a portfolio of clients

• Preparation of management accounts with complex reporting requirements and strict deadlines

• Using a variety of accounting software packages (Sage, Xero, QuickBooks)

• Work performed at our offices in Putney, or at client premises, for a range of SME clients, including both local and international clients

• Review of junior team members work

• Cash management and preparation of cash flows, liaison with banks

• Preparation of budgets

• Preparation of VAT returns and VAT Advice

• Liaison with payroll department regarding wages, pensions and deductions

• Employee matters – pensions, insurance, medical

• Liaising with external auditors and general practice department

• Managing own priorities and those of assistant on hour by hour basis

• Day to day client liaison and parent company liaison

Technical qualifications, skills and specific requirements


• ACCA/ACA qualified

• Minimum three years’ experience

• Detailed knowledge of MS Office packages with advanced Excel skills and experience

• Comprehensive bookkeeping and management accounts experience including inter-company and foreign currency


• Currently working in UK based accountancy practice in an accounts/outsourcing focused role

• People management experience

• Cash management, cash flow and budgets

• Payroll and pensions experience

• Familiar with working with a varied client base

• Experience of Sage/Xero accounting packages

• Liaising with auditors

Other specific requirements

• Must have the right to work in the UK, (sponsorship not available)

Hours of work:

• Full time, 37.5 hours per week, some flexibility on hours available.


• Generous & competitive salary, plus comprehensive benefits package

How to apply: Send your CV and a covering letter to: