Accounting Consulting - Director

£90000 - £110000 + Bonus + Benefits

London

THE COMPANY

We are delighted to be partnering with a high growth firm of accountants and consultants with a highly impressive client list. As a valued member of this growing firm of chartered accountants, you will be a key member growing the firm and leading and delivering technical accounting advisory and accounting consultancy services, practical GAAP application advice and 'hands-on' support to their wide range of clients including house-hold names, FTSE 100 listed companies and international groups. Unusually they continue to offer a real work/life balance.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • ACA or ACCA qualified or equivalent overseas qualification
  • Minimum of 10 years post qualified experience in a Big 4 or mid-tier accounting firm delivering accounting consulting services
  • Significant previous experience as a Director providing clients a range of accounting advisory and consulting services
  • Working and practical knowledge of applying UK GAAP and IFRS
  • Proven track record in business development, developing client relationships and networks and delivering revenue growth. A proven "rainmaker"

THE ROLE

Supporting the Founding Partner in leading engagements and delivering growth your role includes:

  • Generating opportunities and delivering new revenues and a book of sustainable business. This means you will be a "rainmaker"
  • Developing long-term trusted advisor relationships with clients
  • Help lead delivery of projects and work and lead the team we have now in this area (3 x Senior Managers all ex Big 4).
  • Leading the delivery of technical accounting support to clients across a range of engagements including:

o Implementing new accounting standards

o Supporting clients on accounting remediation projects

o Deal support (including Class 1 transactions and IPO readiness)

o Advising clients on GAAP conversions

o Developing accounting policies, procedures and controls

o Post deal accounting support including clients adopting new GAAP, transaction accounting and setting up accounting processes post deal

  • Delivering the firm's significant growth objectives by leading the development of key new market initiatives, propositions and offerings and taking these out to clients
  • Leveraging and developing your network of contacts and clients to develop opportunities for the firm to become their trusted advisor
  • Ability to both 'hands-on' deliver and oversee engagements to meet deadlines and budgets
  • Development and supporting the client-facing team