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If you’re looking to join an organisation that will give you the right opportunities and experience to develop your career, join Tilney Smith and Williamson.

We are seeking a talented individual to join our Finance team in our London (Moorgate) office, you will be responsible for providing a focus on external reporting, such as tax and audit. This role also supports the month-end process and will be a key component to the control framework.

As a Financial Accountant your responsibilities will include:

  • Fundamental understanding of the various tax returns within the group. This will include the need to liaise with the Tax team and colleagues across Finance.
  • Assist with the input and reconciliations within AlphaVAT for MTD purposes.
  • Utilising various systems, including NetSuite and TM1 to aid the VAT return process.
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring all outstanding items are cleared and corrective actions undertaken. To also perform system reconciliations to GL, ensuring no breaks.
  • Running the central cost allocations process and booking PI provisions & prepayments.
  • PSA analysis + calculation and liaison with the Tax team.

To be successful in this role, you should meet the following requirements:

  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified
  • Financial Services sector experience 
  • NetSuite/TM1 experience 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-starter able to pick up information and concepts quickly and work with little supervision
  • Candidates should enjoy working in a strong team, utilising support from colleagues when necessary and to strive for positive outcomes

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and the post holder will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the changing role and the overall business objectives of the organisation


As our colleague here at Tilney, Smith & Williamson you will have access to benefits that include:

  • Competitive salary
  • life assurance
  • Pension contribution
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme.

If you are interested in this opportunity then please apply with your CV and should you meet the requirements, one of our Recruiters will be in contact shortly.

For further information on the role please contact our recruitment team at

About Tilney Smith and Williamson

Tilney Smith & Williamson is the UK’s leading integrated wealth management and professional services group, created by the merger of Tilney and Smith & Williamson on 1 September 2020.

With £54.8 billion of assets under management (as of 30 June 2021), it ranks as the third largest UK wealth manager measured by revenues and the eighth largest professional services firm ranked by fee income. The Group currently operates through three principal brands: Tilney, Smith & Williamson, and online investment service Bestinvest. It has a network of 28 offices across the UK, as well as the Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands. Through its operating companies, the Group offers an extensive range of financial and professional services to individuals, family trusts, professional intermediaries, charities, and businesses.


Tilney Smith & Williamson’s chosen purpose to “place the power of good advice into more hands” succinctly encapsulates the group’s central mission of supporting both individuals and businesses to achieve their goals.

In delivering its purpose, Tilney Smith & Williamson have set out three core values that it is committed to embedding in the culture of the business:

  • Personal — we treat you as an individual: We are a people business at heart and strive to deliver a friendly, inclusive, and personalised service to all of our clients, large and small.
  • Partnership — we go further together: We develop relationships that stand the test of time, spanning multiple generations. We partner across the full breadth of our expertise to create value for our clients, our company and society at large.
  • Performance — we strive for more: We are ambitious for our clients and for ourselves, so we aim to be a forward-thinking and innovative business that leads the way in the industry.

The Tilney Smith & Williamson Group recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all colleagues with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief. At Tilney Smith & Williamson we are committed to equal opportunities in all aspects of our work.