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Stat Accountant

Cooper Parry London

Job description

Are you looking for the next step in your career? Ready to breakthrough into a firm where you are supported and trusted to work autonomously and take ownership of your own client portfolio?

This is an opportunity to work in Cooper Parry’s fastest growing team, supporting complex, captivating and stimulating fast-growth technology clients.

You will play a pivotal role in providing impeccable Year-End Statutory Accounting and Tax Compliance services to our clients.

Reporting into the Compliance Manager, you will be commercially focused and client-centric, taking the time to liaise with C-suite individuals to ensure that all relevant company information is gathered seamlessly, and the company’s accounts and tax compliance documents are prepared, and effective insight provided to company management.

A day in the life of a CP Statutory Accountant…

  • Review lead schedules prepared by the management accounts teams and clients as appropriate
  • Review and carry out reconciliation checks on items such as: Equity Investment; Payment Portals, Share Options, Fixed Assets, Payroll and VAT returns
  • Prepare Statutory Accounts and file these with Companies House
  • Prepare Corporation Tax Computations and File Tax Returns Follow up with Companies house and HMRC where required
  • Effectively handling ad-hoc client queries on compliance
  • Working independently within a team whilst providing mentoring of junior members within the team

What you’ll need…

  • Qualified member of an accounting body, specifically ACCA, ACA or CA
  • Experience in preparing statutory accounts under FRS102
  • Experience in preparing non-complex Corporation Tax Return
  • Effective time-management as you will be managing multiple stakeholders and projects at the same time
  • Experience mentoring and guiding junior members of the team
  • A great communicator who excels at building strong and trusting relationships (internally and externally)
  • Extensive accounts preparation software knowledge would be ideal
  • Past experience in company secretarial work though not essential

A bit about CP...

We’re no ordinary firm of accountants and business advisers. And this means we don’t give ordinary advice. We work with privately owned, not for profit and multi-national businesses across the UK to help them become more aware of their financial position, become more financially efficient, help them grow and much more.

We’re straight-talking and put people and relationships before products and services. This is what’s made us the fastest growing firm of accountants in the UK... and our vision is to continue.

In 2022 & already in 2023, we achieved some fantastic feats, and we couldn't be more over the moon!

  • Partnered with Waterland Private Equity since July 2022, and are now on a lightning-fast growth journey
  • Ranked No.1 in the Accountancy Age Mid-Tier Power Index
  • Placed Top 3 in the mid-size category at the Inspiring Workplace Awards
  • Achieved 13th overall at the Inspiring Workplace Awards, against all businesses of all sizes across Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • Recently became B Corp certified! Measuring and improving our impact beyond business for a brighter tomorrow

What's in it for you...

We have always believed in trusting our people to make the right decisions for themselves. From how you dress, to where you work and how often you take holiday. We give our people the opportunity to work flexibly, as well as the trust and accountability to deliver.

We put our people at the heart of our culture. If our people love working here then they do amazing work, that’s why we offer things like:

  • A truly flexible approach to hybrid working

  • Empowered and entrusted to do what you do best

  • An amazing wellbeing offering to support your physical, mental, spiritual, and financial health
  • Volunteering opportunities to work closer with local communities and charities
  • Alongside an array of benefits and perks all nicely packaged on our CP Pay & Perks platform

We know everyone performs their best when they feel welcomed and supported to bring their whole selves to work. As an equal opportunities’ employer, we will work with you to ensure you have all you need to achieve your best.

Get in touch if you have any questions about our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion or about accessibility/accommodations during your application process.

A note for recruitment agencies…

Agencies, we love you… but unsolicited CV’s will not be honoured. We will only accept CV submissions for roles briefed to you by our Talent Acquisition team.

If you would be interested in working with us – please send a message to careers@cooperparry.com, should we have anything we need additional support on we will reach out to you.

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