Corporate Accountant

Overview:
We are currently recruiting for an accountant to join our fantastic finance team here at our London office! This is a an exciting opportunity for a newly qualified accountant who is looking for to gain exposure across all areas of the finance function whilst working alongside an excellent team in a supportive environment.
 
Baringa Partners is a fast growing independent business and technology consultancy. We help businesses run more effectively, reach new markets and navigate industry shifts. We use our industry insights, pragmatism and original thought to help each client improve their business. We are primarily based in London, UK but have offices in USA, Germany, Singapore, Ireland, Australia and UAE. We continue to expand our global footprint, supporting over 550 consultants working around the globe.
 
At Baringa, we recognise the importance of work-life balance and we know that the ‘ideal’ balance will vary from person to person and will change at different stages of our working lives. If you require flexible working, please talk to one of our Recruiters about the flexibility you may need.
 
Baringa believe that diversity is paramount to driving creativity,innovation and value for our clients and for our people. All applications willreceive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion,gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality,disability, age, or social background.
 
What will you be doing?
Financial and management accounts

Preparation of monthly accrued income reports (Time & Materials, Fixed Price and Fees at Risk)
Reviewing time and expenses checks and posting into the accounting system
Preparation of monthly payroll journals for upload into the accounting system
Preparation of accruals, prepayments and depreciation
Preparation of UK VAT reconciliations & returns
Assist with preparation of balance sheet reconciliations including sales and purchase ledgers
Assist with preparation and distribution of monthly corporate budget summaries

Statutory & tax
 
Assist in preparation of UK corporate entity quarterly / annual accounts
Preparation of monthly PSA calculation
Assist with preparation of annual audit file
Office for National Statistics / QA reporting

Other

Preparation of monthly cash flow forecast
Reviewing payment runs and checking all details are correct.
To be able to work as part of a team ensuring that the monthly processes are kept to target and relaying any information to relevant members of the accounts team ensuring accurate end of month figures.
Contributes to the review of policies, processes and procedures to identify weaknesses and implement controls
Maintain and update own knowledge of reporting and tax issues, keeping abreast of changes in legislation and practice, ensuring that knowledge is shared and acted upon as appropriate

What’s in it for both of us?
What are we looking for?
 
Education & Professional Qualifications
• Educated to degree level or equivalent
• Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)

Technical Skills & Knowledge
• Good computer skills especially Excel and an accounting package
• Knowledge of Access Dimensions & Concur systems an advantage

General
• Attention to detail is vital
• Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels (written and verbal)
• Experience in working in a professional services organisation is preferable
 
What's in it for you?
 
• We have had some great achievements this year; winning a top ten spot in the UK for the twelfth successive year by the Great Place to Work Institute. As well as being recognised for our leadership on workplace gender equality by being named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018
• See something that needs improving / fixing? Pro-activity is valued highly; you’ve got the chance to help us improve as a business, from developing new scheduling strategies to reviewing our reporting methods
• Ability to work closely with senior stakeholders across Baringa