Schoolgate Accounting Services Limited - Financial Accountant

An opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and skilled Financial Accountantto join fast growing accountancy practice based in Wimbledon.

The ideal candidate will: 

  • be educated to the degree level in Accountancy or Finance,

  • be ACCA Part-Qualified (ideally finalist) or Qualified,

  • have a minimum of 3 years' Accountancy Practice experience,

  • be proficient in the use of MS Office (especially Excel) and accountancy software packages, such as Sage, Xero, Quickbooks, Taxcalc, Moneysoft Payroll Manager,

  • have excellent written and verbal communication skills in Eastern European languages such as Russian and /or will be an advantage due to our business needs,

  • strong knowledge of Russian/Ukrainian business environment (and /or other Eastern European countries) will be an advantage as well as having accounting experience and/or degree in accounting in Russian/Ukrainian and or other Eastern European countries,

  • be highly organised with good time management and acute attention to details,

  • excellent numerical and analytical skills,

  • be able to adapt quickly in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.


  • Communicating with the clients from different background and assisting with their needs

  • Communicating with Companies House, HM Revenue & Customs and other organisations on behalf of the company’s clients in regards to their business affairs

  • Registration for VAT, PAYE, CT, CIS, Self-Assessment. Authorisation of clients (64-8) with HMRC

  • Monthly PAYE, RTI and EPS submissions, end of year payroll filling

  • Bookkeeping for small and medium size companies in Quickbooks, Sage, Xero

  • Preparation and submission of client VAT returns

  • Assisting the senior members of staff with Self-assessments, Statutory Accounts preparation and Corporate Tax Returns, Annual Returns/Confirmation Statements.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £21,000.00 /year


  • Accountancy practice: 3 years (Preferred)

  • Russian accountancy: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Russian (Preferred)

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