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Senior Accountant - UK team

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Work type: Full time
Location: Poland – Katowice
Categories: Client Accounting
Office Location: Poland – Katowice

 

About TMF Group

TMF Group is a global provider of modern business services in the area of ​​accounting and taxes, human resources and payroll, as well as corporate secretariat management.

We employ nearly 9,000 qualified specialists in 125 offices located in 83 countries. We have been present in Poland for over 20 years, helping our clients from offices in Warsaw and Katowice, where more than 700 people already work.

Katowice is also the location for our new structure - the European TMF Center, whose task is to serve the European markets of our clients, companies from the Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 rankings. As part of the structures, we are looking for specialists in the field of international accounting, human resources and payroll, and global entity management. We also build teams that will be responsible for handling international funds and supporting internal financial processes of the TMF Group.

Are you looking for a new career in accounting? Are you a team player who is looking for opportunities to develop through experience and training?

Currently in Katowice we are looking for positive and talented people for a position of:

Senior Accountant

Job purpose

Supports their team in the provision of a high-quality client service, producing service deliverables for the more complex entities and platinum clients in the teams portfolio. Responsible for delivering specified deliverables to clients in accordance with internal and external deadlines. Work autonomously preparing management accounts, financial statements and tax filings under review of the Client Account Manager.  Answers queries from clients and provides them with requested documentation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the accurate preparation of primary accounting documents, accounting statements and reports required by the client including management accounts (periodic and annual) and roll-forward financial statements (IFRS and UK GAAP)
  • Responsible for ensuring that all reporting deadlines are met for their client allocation and supports the Client Account Manager in achieving this for the wider team
  • Responsible for preparing all compliance related filings (like CBI and tax filings)
  • Reviews accounting entries processed by Trainee and Client Accountants for their allocated portfolio. Assists the CAM on the wider team portfolio when required
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with their allocated clients and internal/external stakeholders.  Follow ‘Our Service Promise’ delivery guidelines for relationship management
  • Performs daily work with high complexity (i.e. preparing and reviewing bookkeeping, management accounts, statutory accounts (both standalone and consolidated) under UK GAAP and IFRS, corporation tax returns, VAT returns, etc)
  • Manages the audit process for their allocated clients and supports the wider team in adhering to the overall audit plan
  • Supports the Client Account Manager by ensuring that less complex tasks for their allocated portfolio are appropriately allocated to the more junior team members
  • Assists the Client Account Manager in reviewing the work of junior team members
  • Provides support to junior team members (including on the job training) with complex work/calculations
  • Oversees month-end and year-end close activities, from balance sheet and cash account reconciliations to roll forward financial statement preparation - reviewing all reconciliations and ensuring they are followed-up on
  • Oversees VAT compliance, corporate income tax returns and other filings for their allocated portfolio, and supports the CAM in overseeing the delivery of these tasks across the team portfolio
  • Keeps up to date with changes in local accounting and tax legislation
  • Provide technical support to the team
  • Supports the Client Account Manager in maintaining and maximizing revenues for the team portfolio including the invoicing cycle to ensure all fees, including out of scope work, are billed

Key Requirements

  • Graduate in a relevant field
  • Professional qualification (ACCA/ACA)
  • Candidate with at least 1-year PQE
  • Structured finance experience preferable if working on a SPV/SFS portfolio is desirable
  • Resourceful, independent and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent written and communication skills, with strong ability to plan ahead and organize themselves
  • Analytical structured mind set with ability to follow and build upon existing processes and ensure data is maintained with accuracy and consistency
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English is required
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word is essential, along with experience of local accounting system
  • Experience in a similar role from an accounting practice background with strong client servicing skills is desirable

Working at TMF Group offers:

  • Convenient central location of the office;
  • Stable employment;
  • Flexi-time and remote working;
  • An international and dynamic environment;
  • Private medical care;
  • Life insurance;
  • Co-financing of tickets for sports activities;
  • Flexible working time;
  • Free language courses;
  • Exceptional people and atmosphere;
  • Christmas and occasional gifts;
  • Co-financing of holidays;
  • Charity work.

*We kindly inform you that we will be contacting only selected candidates

Make an impact

Our global presence in more than 80 countries allows you to impact how global and diverse clients do business as well as give back to the global communities we operate in

Be part of One TMF

At TMF Group, it’s our people who make us who we are. Our company thrives on entrepreneurial spirit and is full of proactive people who combine enthusiasm with responsibility and accountability.

A world of opportunity

Regardless of where you are in your career, TMF Group opens a world of opportunity where you will be part of our team and is supported in your global career journey.

 

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