Senior accountant

  • Location


  • Sector:

    HR & Recruitment

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    40000 - 50000 pro rata

  • Contact:

    Martha Rutherford

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    Senior Accountant

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s leading HR recruitment business, with offices in London and Birmingham.

Currently 78 people we are ambitiously looking to achieve 40% growth in the current financial year. This is an incredibly exciting time for Oakleaf.

We are now looking to recruit a Senior Accountant to support the existing finance team.

Working closely with the Finance Director and Finance Manager you will assist with producing and ensuring the integrity of weekly and monthly sales reporting, preparation of the management accounts and budgeting. Including;

·         Weekly reporting of revenue figures

·         Maintaining the integrity of key Company revenue reports

·         Customer monthly reporting (PVT) for the Sales Directors

·         Quarterly Customer Analysis reports

·         Monthly Nominal Ledger revenue reconciliations

·         Journal calculations, postings for accruals and prepayments

·         Monthly bank account analysis for cash flow report in the management accounts

·         Assist FD with board report graphs and slides and explanations for variances

·         Create company annual budget from data provided by the managers and from general ledger detail


You will have responsibility for the;

Sales Ledger

·         Self-bill reconciliations and adjustments (weekly)

·         Responsible for ensuring all Perm/FTC invoices are created on time and sent to clients (daily)

·         Post and allocate all sales ledger receipts (daily)

Purchase Ledger

·         Overall responsibility and direction of staff maintain clean and tidy purchase ledger balances and reports (monthly)

·         Identify, correct errors and ensure repayments for credit balances are received (monthly)

General Ledger

·         Responsible for ensuring certain nominal ledger accounts are reconciled and differences resolved (monthly)


·         Carry out bank reconciliations and provide advice to junior staff (monthly)

·         Use of company internet banking system


·         Prepare quarterly VAT return for review by Finance Director

·         Prepare quarterly Intermediaries report

HMRC reporting

·         Prepare intermediary reporting (recruitment industry report) and send to HMRC (quarterly)



·         Support with adhoc queries and projects as they arise

·         Be a point of reference for the consultants on finance related queries- a trusted person they can rely on

·         Deputise for the Finance Manager in their absence

Holiday cover

·         Cover for team members during leave periods