Accounting Jobs

1000+ Accounting jobs found on Monster.

Accounting Job Overview

Accountants are in charge of handling, analysing, and auditing corporate financial matters. Common accountancy tasks include processing invoices, recording financial transactions, keeping track of corporate expenses, handling payroll, and filing tax returns and VAT. Experienced accountants may also be required to plan corporate budgets and write financial reports. Due to the nature of the profession, accountants are required to have strong numerical and analytical skills, a keen eye for detail, and extensive knowledge of the current legal regulations that are relevant to their field. Other desirable characteristics include accuracy, a strong interest in business and finance, and good problem-solving skills. Accountants must also be able to use bookkeeping software. Accounting jobs are often full time and office based, although part-time and self-employment opportunities are also available.

Accounting Job Education Requirements

Entry to this profession requires gaining a professional qualification with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and/or the Association of Accounting Technicians. These qualifications can be completed in 3 years, and in order to be accepted into the course, candidates must have at least 2 A-levels in maths and English or a 2.1 degree. Apprenticeships in accountancy are also available. Gaining chartered status is desirable as it opens up a range of employment and career progression opportunities. Becoming a chartered accountant requires having 3 years of experience and undertaking further study with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Additional progression opportunities exist in areas like treasury, corporate finance, and the actuary field.

Accounting Job Market

The latest statistics show that the number of accountancy jobs has been steadily growing, especially for specialised professionals like tax accountants, financial managers, and financial controllers. Other related job titles with good employment prospects include internal audit manager, accounts payable clerk, and independent financial advisor.

Accounting Job Salaries

Entry-level jobs often pay an average salary of £29,000. Studies show that average salaries for qualified accountants are £47,000/year. Experienced executive accountants can earn as much as £85,000/year, whereas average salaries for treasurers and financial controllers range between £55,000 and £59,000/year.

Credit Hire Claims Adviser South East London £22,000 KSA is currently recruiting for a Credit hire claims adviser to manage credit hire, credit repair & damage claims within agreed quality and service standard. You will join a thriving company who will support your personal development and insurance qualifications. You will become part of a fun but hard working team, with a positive atmosphere. Re...

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SAS Collections Strategy Manager Kent £50,000 - £60,000 I have an excellent opportunity at one of the UK's largest SAS partners. My client, a leading financial services company has a vacancy for a Strategy Manager to join its Decision Science and Analytics team. The purpose of the role will be to directly support the Head of Strategy & Analytics in organising and delivering across all project sets...

Sales Executive - Performance Management Software Location: London/South East Salary: Up to £65K basic + double OTE + corporate benefits package + Equity Key Words: Software Sales, SaaS, Business Development, Sales Representative, Corporate Performance Management, CPM, Enterprise Performance Management, EPM, Accounting Software, Budgeting and Forecasting, Financial Software My client is an establi...

Exciting job opportunity Audit and Accounts Senior. This business are a well-established firm of accountants based in High Wycombe. They are an expanding, forward thinking firm and they are looking for a qualified Audit and Accounts Senior to join their audit and accounts team. The ideal candidate should have completed their ACCA or ACA qualification and have proven audit experience. The job role...

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Account Manager based in Nottingham to join the UK’s leading retail marketing services business, who is one of Europe’s largest POS production specialists, focused on handling time-critical, often complex, promotions primarily for customers in the retail sector. As an Account Manager your duties will include: • Writing the campaign brief and submission int...

Temporary Credit Controller (full time hours) Immediate start x 6 months Hourly rate - £8.00 Shirley, free parking on site An experienced credit controller is required to support a busy finance department on a temporary basis starting as soon as possible You will take responsbility for calling customers to settle outstanding payments over the telephone. An assertive, yet professional and polite te...

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Ferratum Group was established in Finland in 2005. Today we are the market leading provider of consumer loans currently operating in 20 countries globally, employing more than 400 professionals. Ferratum Bank Ltd, a subsidiary of the Ferratum Group, has been granted a credit institution licence by the Malta Financial Services Authority in 2012. Our aim is to become the Leading European Mobile Bank...

Account Executive (Event Management) Top Banana delivers Leadership driven events…. Events and communications that originate from a strategic vision or plan. They work with leaders and their teams to bring strategy to life and deliver a measurable difference that helps drive their business forward. Position: Account Executive x 2 Location: Broome, West Midlands (commutable from Kidderminster, Stou...

Independent Financial Advisor- Employed Salary dependent on experience + bonus + benefits Leeds, LS1 Full Time Proactive, experienced, fully or part diploma qualified IFA required to join an expanding IFA firm. This is a servicing role and therefore, the successful candidate will be expected to contact clients with a view to reviewing their current arrangements and offering professional and regula...

Purchase Ledger Clerk Hays Accountancy & Finance. Job - Purchase Ledger Clerk Location - Sheffield £9 per hour Hays Accountancy & Finance are delighted to be working in partnership with a major Sheffield employer to recruit an experience Purchase Ledger Clerk on a short term temporary basis. This organisation truly invests in its people and seeks the very best in any field to ensure that they cont...

My client, a manufacturing organisation based in Glasgow with a global reach, are looking for an Internal Auditor to assist with the implementation of a new Internal Audit function. The ideal candidate will have experience of working within Internal Audit - Financial and/or Operational. A professional qualification is not essential for those who have extensive experience, however qualified account...

Are you an Accounts Senior with post qualified experience looking to continue your career in a high quality mid-tier firm in London’s’ West End? Are you seeking a move into a larger firm with stronger clients? If so this may be the role for you. Our client is a well established mid-tier firm with approximately 50 employees, seeking a candidate to carry out a workload which will predominately focus...

Are you an ACA trainee looking for an opportunity to progress within a London firm? And are you looking to further develop your audit skills? This opportunity with a Central London mid-tier firm will allow you to complete your ACA studies whilst developing your accountancy skills. The role will be predominately audit focused and as you develop you will be responsible for completing more complex ar...

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with an International Services business who have various autonomous divisions, and are now looking to recruit a strong and highly experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk. Reporting to the AP Manager, key duties include: • Ensuring all received supplier invoices and statements are correctly administered in accordance with the department business processes. •...

Assistant Accountant Bridgnorth, Shropshire Temporary to Permanent Salary to £20,000 per annum 37 hours per week Owing to recent growth, my clients are seeking a dynamic assistant accountant to support with driving forward process improvements within purchase ledger and credit control. Our esteemed Bridgnorth based client has a requirement for someone to work as an assistant in their accounts depa...

You will be responsible for raw material analysis and updating of costs working closely with purchasing, manufacturing and engineering in the preparation and updating of bills of material and product costs across four sites. You will be responsible for the Preparation of weekly and monthly manufacturing productivity and variance reports for inclusion in the company accounts. In addition analysing...

Financial Controller – ACCA / CIMA - Cobham, Surrey - £60k Role Overview An experienced Financial Controller with experience managing multiple sites and European currency is required by our client in Cobham, Surrey. The Financial Controller will take responsibility for all general Accounting for a group of small businesses within theUK. You will ideally have experience of Bank Covenant Management...

Business Services Birmingham To £30,000 + Benefits The Company Our client is a FTSE 250 Plc looking for an experienced and self-motivated part-qualified Management Accountant to provide forecasting and management accounts information for a key contract. The Role To provide support to the Senior Finance Manager, Finance Manager and Operations teams in all daily, month and year end requirements, mai...

This large Manufacturing/Distribution business in the area of Skipton are looking to take on an Assistant Accountant to support the Finance Manager on a temporary basis for at least a month during this very busy period. The role is varied and you will be exposed to several different areas of the finance department. Your responsibilities will include: • Monitoring Accruals and Prepayments • Month E...

We are recruiting for a forward thinking and successful company in Bristol. You will be working as a Part Time Accounts Assistant and will be helping with the Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger. Duties will include inputting purchase invoices, statement reconciliations, payment runs, banking, raising sales invoices, credit control and month end duties. We are looking for candidates who have recent e...