Italian Speaking Qualified Accountant – London

AJ Chambers
London (Central), London (Greater)
£40,000 +
21 Sep 2018
21 Oct 2018
Qualification Level
Fully qualified, Part qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type

One of Italy’s most established Accounting consultancies are recruiting for an Italian speaking Accountant to work out of their classy London offices, this is a highly exciting role with a real potential of partnership in the near future.

The candidate should have between 2 and 5 years of experience working for a UK based firm.

Their current role will include production of year end accounts, internal accounts & Bookkeeping, financial advice, Basic Tax enquiries, maintaining accounting records and providing trustworthy guidance about financial and business operations, for limited company clients, partnerships clients and trusts clients.

This is a highly exciting role with plenty of variation, duties may include financial reporting, taxation, auditing, accounting, corporate finance, business recovery and insolvency, or accounting systems and processes.

Responsibilities of a Senior Accountant:

  • Liaising with clients (individuals or businesses) and providing financial information and advice;
  • Maintaining accounting records and preparing accounts and management information for small/medium businesses (partnerships and companies) and trusts;
  • Reviewing the company's systems and analysing risk;
  • Performing tests to check financial information and systems;
  • Advising clients on tax planning (within current legislation to enable them to minimize their tax liability) and tax issues associated with activities such as business acquisitions and mergers;
  • Working with the wider team supporting others and managing your own time, working to deadlines.
  • Building relationships and liaising confidently with clients and partners.

Qualifications and Experience Required Essential:

  • Experience in the accounting sector.
  • Must have acquired the necessary skills/experience at senior level to meet the requirements of the role.
  • Strong understanding and experience of bookkeeping and accounts preparation.
  • Up to date working knowledge of bookkeeping and U.K./Italian generally accepted accounting principles as well as of financial reporting and company law.
  • Able to demonstrate wide experience and competency in full accounts production from basic prime books and records through to computerized accounting packages.
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to work to tight deadlines and a positive can do attitude.

Desirable but not essential skills:

  • Qualified ACA or ACCA or qualified by experience.
  • Previous experience of client portfolio management, desirable.
  • Italian speaking.

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

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