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Russian-Speaking Accountant, North West London, ASAP

Industry Accountancy
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Visa No visa sponsorship provided
Salary £35000 — £40000 per annum
Package Life Insurance 20 days annual leave, contribution towards required examinations (if needed), team building events in the UK and abroad
Date 20 March 2020


We are looking for an experienced accountant to join a well-established firm in North West London. This is a key position within the organisation. The role is predominantly working in the Finance team, so previous experience of 3+ years in bookkeeping or accounting would be ideal. Excellent knowledge/experience of QuickBooks would also be an advantage. A successful candidate will report into the Finance Manager.


  • Take full responsibility and oversee the company’s accounting activities, with day-to-day leadership and management of the team.
  • Work collaboratively with all group colleagues to ensure opportunities to share resources and experience.
  • Maintain high-quality standards of accounting practice, and departmental documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with all existing policies.
  • Provide timely and reliable reports to the Executive Team.
  • Promote and practice efficient internal and external communication.
  • Develop talents and people to ensure we have the right team.
  • Perform regular performance reviews.
  • Develop a performance culture, which drives results daily.
  • Daily guide, instruct and supervise direct reports. Communicate plans, objectives and results to the team.
  • Maintain staff discipline in line with internal processes. Monitor business travel.
  • Maintain close and effective work relationship with all members of the exec team.
  • Prepare accurate, timely financial statements in accordance with our established schedule.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance.
  • Review all inter-company transactions and advise the exec team of discrepancies.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts.
  • Conduct regular ledger maintenance.
  • Fully manage the company’s payroll.

Personal Attributes:

  • Russian language skills are essential for this role
  • Ability to use initiative and be proactive
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise your time to focus and manage expectations of others
  • Happy to travel to some offsite (once or twice per year)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly competent in the use of QuickBooks and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent Time Management skills
  • Ability to work alone and take initiative
  • Drive to grow with the business and continue learning
  • Accountant: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Bookkeeper: 1 year (Preferred)

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