Danielle O'Hara

Senior Consultant Phone: 020 7183 2668

Danielle is one of our Senior Consultants and specialises in recruitment for Audit and Accounts professionals in London, from Semi-Seniors right through to Managers and Senior Managers. Her client base includes Firms within the Top 100 as well as leading mid-tiers and exciting boutique Practices too.

 
 
 
 

DANIELLE O'HARA JOBS

 

Audit and Accounts Supervisor / Manager

£48,000 - £53,000

AJ Chambers are working with an established firm in Harrow, who are looking to recruit an experienced Auditor to join them in a Supervisory / Managerial role.

As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for planning and managing the Audits for the firm whilst being involved in Accounts assignments and supervising a team of 3 staff. The firm have a variety of clients ranging in both sector and size, up to around £100m turnover.

The role will be split approximately 50% Audit, 50% Accounts.

You will ideally have at least 4 years post qualified experience, and in this time will have been leading audits with junior employees from planning to completion. Experience from a smaller firm background would be preferred, as this role will be quite hands on and you will be expected to get involved with all aspects of Accountancy, when required, for your clients.

The firm are hard-working, friendly and sociable and operate an "open door policy."

The Partner would be seeking someone within a reasonable commute to Harrow, and a driver would be preferred as travel to client site will be required (mostly within the M25).

If you would like to be considered then please apply with your CV.

Senior Bookkeeper - Italian Speaking

£32,000 - £35,000

AJ Chambers are working with an independent firm who provide tax consultancy, corporate and business advisory services to a wide variety of clients. The firm are currently seeking a Senior Bookkeeper to join their team.

The offices are based in Central London but currently, the role is remote due to COVID.

As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for processing and recording banking transactions, preparing management accounts, drafting VAT returns and looking after all day to day bookkeeping for your clients.

An Italian speaker would be preferred, although not 100% essential.

  • Enter and code financial transactions appropriately
  • Reconcile invoices received
  • Review employee expenses and prepare schedules for reimbursements
  • Track expenses as they relate to specific projects and jobs
  • Validate invoices against items or services received
  • Check all financial transactions and bank reconciliations for accuracy
  • Key data into company accounting system for VAT and trial balance purposes

Ideally, you will be AAT qualified or studying ACA / ACCA with some strong experience within a bookkeeping role within an Accountancy Practice.

If you would like to be considered, then please apply with your CV.

Auditing - Audit Senior

£45,000 - £47,000

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive and growing, Top 50 Firm based in London.

If you are looking to join a firm that constantly looks at new and innovative ways for their people and clients achieve their aspirations then this is the firm for you. With this firm, you can expect a rewarding career where you will be supported and challenged to continually build your skills.

In this role, you will work with a diverse portfolio of clients, with the main duties including:

  • Acting as on-site senior and being responsible for planning, execution and completion of audit work
  • Taking full responsibility of every audit assignment, completing the work within agreed timescale and budget
  • Supervision of junior and semi-senior staff £" training juniors during audit, delegating, monitoring and reviewing their work
  • Dealing with technical issues or seeking guidance if necessary
  • Producing draft accounts from client records
  • Auditing tax computations
  • Ad hoc specialist assignments

You as a candidate will be qualified ACA or ACCA with experience working at Senior level, leading Audit assignments with junior staff members reporting to you.

Knowledge of ProAudit and CCH would be useful but not essential.

On offer is a competitive salary in line with market rate, as well as a great selection of benefits including:

  • 2 x bonus
  • Flexible working hours
  • Mentoring scheme
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Regular social events throughout the year
  • Perkbox

If you would like to be considered then please apply with your CV or contact Danielle O'Hara at AJ Chambers.

Tax and Accounts Semi-Senior Accountant

£26,000 - £28,000

My client, a friendly, well-established and growing Accountancy Firm based in Central London is seeking a Tax and Accounts Semi-Senior Accountant to join their sociable team!

This is a great position for someone seeking a role where they can get more involved within Tax, take on more responsibility and develop their existing skills. On offer is a competitive salary as well as the opportunity to progress within the team.

The role will be split approximately 70% Personal Tax, 30% Accounts.

The firm are offering a competitive salary alongside full study support for your qualification.

The Role:

  • Preparation and finalisation of statutory accounts sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Preparing personal tax returns for review by Manager / Partner
  • Assisting with necessary admin / process relating to personal tax
  • Dealing with client queries
  • Some involvement with bookkeeping and VAT duties

You:

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in a small-medium sized accountancy firm
  • Studying towards ACA / ACCA / ATT / CTA
  • Strong technical ability
  • Able to work in a team and use own initiative
  • Able to work under minimal supervision

If you would like to be considered then please apply with your CV or contact Danielle O'Hara at AJ Chambers.

Accounts - AAT Qualified Semi-Senior Accountant

£26,000 - £28,000

My client, a friendly, well-established and growing Accountancy Firm based in Central London is seeking a Semi-Senior Accountant to join their sociable team!

This is a great position for someone seeking a role where they can take on more responsibility and develop their existing skills. On offer is a competitive salary as well as the opportunity to progress within the team. You will work directly beneath a client portfolio Manager, assisting with all necessary accounting work related to their clients and receiving excellent hands on training.

The firm are offering a competitive salary alongside full study support for your qualification.

The Role:

  • Preparation and finalisation of statutory accounts for limited companies and sole traders under FRS 105 and FRS 102
  • Preparing both corporate tax computations and personal tax returns
  • Preparation of VAT returns and monthly bookkeeping
  • Dealing with client queries
  • Involvement in Audit for limited companies

You:

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in a small-medium sized accountancy firm
  • Ideally AAT qualified or studying ACA / ACCA
  • Strong technical ability
  • Able to work in a team and use own initiative
  • Able to work under minimal supervision

If you would like to be considered then please apply with your CV or contact Danielle O'Hara at AJ Chambers.

Auditing - Audit Senior

£45,000 - £50,000

A fantastic opportunity for an Audit and Accounts Senior to join a well-established mid-tier Practice based in the heart of London. The firm have developed a specialism within the media and music sector but have a wide variety of clients which also include property, retail, sports and the professional services.

Due to growth and expansion, they are seeking a newly or recently qualified Audit and Accounts Senior to join their hard-working but sociable team. The main focus of the role will involve the audit of clients' accounts (either on-site or at clients premises) and the preparation of accounts from books and records supplied to the firm.

The firm can offer:

- Exposure to corporate finance work
- Flexible working around core hours (10-4)
- Genuine progression to management
- Competitive Salary up to £50k depending on experience
- Minimal 'stay away' jobs

The split of the role will be approximately 50% Audit, 50% Accounts.

Job Description

  • Working on a diverse portfolio of clients including LLPs, partnerships, sole traders and SME's.
  • Acting as on site Senior; planning, executing and completing Audit work to the required standard.
  • Taking responsibility for each Audit assignment, completing within agreed timescale with the support of the Manager/Partner.
  • Preparing accounts from client records.
  • Preparing draft tax computations.
  • Working regularly with junior members of staff including training, delegating and reviewing work.
  • Dealing with queries from clients.
  • Ad hoc assignments as necessary.

Experience

  • ACA or ACCA qualified - either newly qualified or with 1-2 years PQE
  • Experience working in a mixed Audit and Accounts role and leading on Audits
  • Good time management and ability to work to deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate ability to supervise small team

If you would like to be considered, please apply or contact Danielle O'Hara at AJ Chambers.