Head of Accountancy - London Bridge

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    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £90000 per annum + + Benefits, Competitive Salary DOE

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    Kara Moore

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    almost 2 years ago

Job Type: Head of Accountancy
Location: London Bridge
Salary: up to £90,0000 (Competitive DOE)
Systems Experience: XERO, QuickBooks
Qualification: ACCA, ACA, CIMA Qualified 3 yrs. PQE (ESSENTIAL)

Longbridge are currently working with a management consultancy firm, who are now actively seeking a Head of Accountancy to join them on a full-time permanent basis. The client is a rapidly growing small business providing B2B and B2C professional services to a wide range of clients across the UK and internationally. They specialise in accountancy, legal and people services.

They are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best talent by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace of equal opportunities where you can be recognised, developed and supported. The belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of a business and they look forward to learning more about you and your experience.


The successful candidate will benefit from joining the company at a period of exciting growth, with revenue being 50% over the last year.

This opportunity is suited to a Qualified Accountant with previous advisory/consultancy experience, preferably from working within practice. The candidate will have proven stakeholder management and a broad set of skills across accounting, advisory and projects.
Please note this role will be a mixture of home and office-based working. Candidate must be able to commute into their London office.


*Qualified in ACA, ACCA or CIMA (ESSENTIAL)
*Experience in preparing or advising on R&D claims
*From an Audit background
*Experience working in SMEs


Overall responsibility for the financial performance of the accountancy department
Defining the strategy and ensuring the delivery of key objectives
Building and managing exceptional client relationships as the senior point of contact
Undertaking business development and onboarding new accountancy clients
Providing high level tax advice to key directors/shareholders
Preparation of personal tax returns for c.25 clients
Provide commercial input to clients to ensure a value-adding service is delivered
Preparation of accounts and corporation tax returns for c.50 clients
R&D tax relief advice and preparing the necessary information for filing with HMRC
Management, organisation, training and development of x4 department staff members


A bespoke compensation and benefits package to focus on your individual needs/lifestyle
Inspiring, bright and entrepreneurial colleagues
An employer that promotes individual Learning & Development with career guidance and support
Regular reward and recognition opportunities (including bonus scheme)
25-day standard annual leave package plus bank holidays, additional holiday purchasing (up to 5 days per holiday year) and duvet days
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
121 Coaching
Long Service Awards

If you are interested and would like to discuss this role in more detail, then I would love to hear from you. More information can be given surrounding the company and its benefits to its employees.


Longbridge is part of Staffing 360 Solutions (UK) Ltd. Services offered are those of an employment agency for permanent recruitment or employment business for temporary recruitment. Thank you for your application, due to the large number of applicants we receive from internet advertisements, only candidates with the relevant skills will be contacted.

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.