Senior Accounting Manager– Corporate Services

 Location: London
 Salary: £70,000-£85,000
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to fast track their career to director level with one of the industries best known names. You will lead a team of 11 part qualified and qualified accountants supported by team leaders within the area. Reporting into the Head of Operations, you will take ownership of some the most important client relationships including Private Equity, Infrastructure and Real Estate clients.


  • Acting as a member of the senior management team, providing leadership and technical guidance to the department and wider business.
  • Direct line management of the Managers in the department, with indirect oversight of Officers and Senior Officers.
  • Lead point of contact for major Corporate Services clients including the London office’s two largest clients, ensuring excellent service delivery.
  • Preparing for and participating in board and shareholders' meetings.
  • Working closely with the Company Secretarial Senior Manager to ensure excellent delivery across all accounting and company secretarial services.
  • Working closely with the Fund Administration Senior Manager to ensure consistency of approach, and cross-learning/cover between the teams.
  • Contributing to the annual budgeting and forecasting process for the London office.
  • Ensuring that the teams are carrying out robust processes, across the various areas of responsibility including:
    • To the setup and/or on-boarding of client structures and maintenance of Know Your Customer and Client Due Diligence Files.
    • Bookkeeping on BOB accounting system for UK limited companies, LLPs and LPs.
    • Preparation of management accounts and financial statements for asset holding and financing companies under IFRS/FRS 102, including complex consolidations; liaising with auditors to ensure efficient completion of client audits.
    • Preparing VAT returns and liaising with tax advisors on corporation tax returns.
    • Preparation and release of payments through various banking platforms; and




Background of the Senior Accounting Manager – Corporate Services:



  • Qualified Accountant (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA).
  • Proven management and leadership experience, including ability to build strong teams and client relationships.
  • Understanding of Private Equity, Infrastructure or Real Estate is essential in Audit, Fund Services or Asset Management
  • Experience in accounting for asset holding companies.


Meraki Talent values diversity in our own workforce and we actively support our clients to build diverse and inclusive workplaces. For all our roles, both internal and those on behalf of our clients, we welcome enquiries from everyone

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Business Manager - Financial Services

Nathan Macfie

Nathan is one of the founding members of Meraki Talent and specialises in investment management and asset servicing markets. He started his recruitment career in 2011 and has an unrivalled network across the UK. In August 2018 Nathan moved to London to manage Meraki's new office, based in South Kensington.