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Accounts Supervisor – Media & Entertainment

The Firm:

HW Fisher is a top 25 UK chartered accountancy firm. We are a commercially astute organisation with a personal, partner-led service aimed at entrepreneurial small and medium enterprises (SMEs), large corporates, Not for Profit organisations and high-net worth individuals.

Our clients come from many different backgrounds and are active in all branches of commerce and industry. Our reputation is grounded in quality, delivering premium advisory services efficiently and cost-effectively.

Founded in 1933, the practice comprises 31 partners and approximately 280 staff supplying a range of services spanning audit, corporate taxation, private client services, VAT and forensic accounting, together with a range of sector groups offering specialist industry knowledge.

The Role:

We are looking for a qualified accountant to join our growing Media and Entertainments division. Working within our Private Client team, the successful candidate should ideally be ACCA qualified.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the role are varied and will include the following:

  • Reviewing limited company accounts
  • Reviewing partnership accounts
  • Reviewing VAT returns
  • Communicating and corresponding with clients
  • Reviewing P11D’s
  • Assisting with company secretarial matters
  • Assisting in the billing of clients
  • Attendance at networking events
  • Liaising with specialist departments in the Firm
  • Other ad hoc duties in line with the role

The Candidate:

We require a qualified ACCA accountant with at least four years’ experience within a practice environment. The successful candidate will have prior experience within a firm that specialises in clients from the media sector. We also require the following qualities and skills:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • The ability to work independently and be able to take responsibility for own work
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work calmly under pressure and be able to prioritise own time
  • A good knowledge of limited company accounts and the issues affecting small limited companies
  • Good knowledge of QBO and Xero
  • Knowledge of PAYE regulations
  • Good knowledge of FRS102 1A

As well as the above we also expect the suitable candidate to have a good understanding of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word packages. It would be desirable for the candidate to have knowledge/experience of AP accounting software as well as ProAudit, although training will be provided where necessary.

In return, the successful candidate will be part of our growing Media, Entertainment and Sports group, which has an array of interesting and well-known clients.

The Benefits:

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Group Life Cover
  • 22 days holiday on commencement
  • Buying and Selling Holiday Scheme
  • Hybrid working policy – at least 2 days in the office a week, with a core hours system in place
  • PHI (Permanent Health Insurance)
  • Contributory Private Health Scheme
  • Non-Contributory Health Cash Plan
  • Season Ticket Loan (after qualifying period)
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle voucher scheme

To apply for this position please contact Michael Fraser at


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