Job role

Accounts Senior - London

Location: London

Job Type: Full time

Salary: Competitive

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity to join our firm as an Accounts Senior to work within the busy Accounting Solutions Department in our London office. This is a great opportunity to join a growing and thriving team and progress your professional career.

Key Responsibilities

Our Accounting Solutions Department provides a wide range of services to clients, including accounts preparation, bookkeeping and the production of management accounts and information. 

The main duties for this position will involve the preparation of VAT returns, statutory and management accounts along with working on the books and records for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies. Team members are required to work to budgets and record time on each client’s affairs, ensuring that work is completed on time and to budget.

What we are looking for?

The ideal candidate will have relevant previous experience and will have completed their ACCA qualification or equivalent. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated with excellent communication skills; attention to detail, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Our work is paperless and so strong IT skills are essential, including prior experience of using CCH Central and cloud based systems such as QuickBooks, Xero and/or SAGE together with apps such as Dext and Hubdoc.

Meet Rhys Bevan, an Assistant Manager in our Accounting Solutions team…

“I am really grateful for the ongoing support given to me by my managers, partners and team, whilst studying, enabling me to meet many milestones at a comfortable pace. I have gained invaluable knowledge and enhanced my expertise and have gone on to achieve my qualifications, becoming an ACA qualified accountant and being further promoted to Supervisor and most recently to Assistant Manager within the five year period”.

Find out more about Rhys’s career pathway and why Rayner Essex might be a great fit for you in the next step of your career.

How to apply for this role

The closing date for applications is 29th February 2024

If this role matches your experience and aspirations then to be considered, please email including your CV and why you think you may be suited to this role.

Applications will be reviewed on receipt and the position may be closed early should a suitable candidate be identified.

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What can we offer you?

Our success depends on our people and the recruitment and retention of high quality staff is crucial to the continued success of our firm.

We are a friendly firm and it is important to us that everyone enjoys coming to work and feels challenged and supported in their role. We are committed to offering you a varied and interesting workload and the support to ensure that you have the skills to perform at your best.

In addition to offering a competitive reward package, we provide the opportunity to continue to develop your skills through on the job training as well as structured learning and development. Where possible, we look to promote from within and want to reward staff through recognition and promotion when opportunities arise.

We also operate an agile working policy allowing for staff to work from home depending on client’s needs.


We keep our benefits package under review to ensure that we remain competitive and as an employee of Rayner Essex you will enjoy:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday (with the ability to buy and sell holiday each year)
  • Pension provision
  • Health cash plan
  • Occupational sick pay scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Season ticket loan for travel
  • An active social committee with frequent and varied events throughout the year

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