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Portfolio Accountant

  • Operations & Finance
  • Full-time
  • London, GB
  • Remote friendly
  • 40K - 45K GBP a year

2023-01-12 14:31:31 UTC

Portfolio Accountant

ON Associates and ON Advisory are fast-moving, design-minded technology and business advisory agencies, who partner with forward-thinking start ups and scale ups, delivering advisory services to support our clients’ growth.

We’re looking for a talented Portfolio Accountant to join our multidisciplinary team. The role is varied and gives the opportunity to work closely with a number of clients. Our work spans a wide range of sectors, including MedTech, FinTech, Creative, Venture, FoodTech; with an increasing focus on sustainability through our work with charities, ClimateTech, and AgTech companies.

If that sounds like your cup of tea, we’d love to chat.

About the role
The Portfolio Accountant will be responsible for the financial control, governance and reporting across our own and clients’ financial accounts, providing insightful and actionable KPIs to enhance profitable growth.

  • This is a permanent position, we are open to full time or flexible working patterns / approaches including; job shares or splitting the responsibilities across roles.

  • We’re headquartered in North Greenwich, London, we support hybrid working, we’re looking for candidates who can commit to a minimum of one day each week based in our studio.


  • Prepare company accounts across a broad range of sectors, for companies, sole traders and partnerships

  • Liaise with clients on account queries and other matters as appropriate

  • Prepare client accounts based on information supplied by client

  • Understand payroll, vat, corporate and personal tax

  • Prepare business tax computations, partnership and personal tax returns

  • Prepare corporation tax computations and forms CT600

  • Assist with client queries regarding aspects of their bookkeeping and other business matters as required

  • Report regularly to the management team 

  • Line management of finance assistant

  • Collaborate with team members and members of other departments


About you

We are looking for someone who is a part-qualified or qualified practice accountant (AAT / ACCA), the position would be ideal for someone looking to progress into a more supervisory role, and who would like the challenge of managing their own portfolio of clients. Skills we are looking for:

  • ACA or ACCA part qualified, qualified or equivalent

  • Relevant experience managing multiple clients accounts

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Advanced Excel and GSuite skills 

  • High level of organisation and detail-orientation

  • Strong work ethic and willingness to take initiative

  • Good attitude toward teamwork as well as the ability to work independently

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritise


As part of a fast-growing team, we expect a lot from our people, but also make sure that you have the support you need to deliver and to grow - both personally and professionally. As well as working with a dynamic, diverse and multidisciplinary team, you get:

  • A competitive salary

  • Access to the company bonus scheme

  • 25 days paid holiday per year, plus national holidays

  • Hybrid working as standard

  • Health insurance

  • We’ll provide the latest Apple laptop and an external monitor along with any equipment you need to be comfortable working from home

  • Work from home allowance, we’ll contribute to your internet

  • Funding and resources to continue professional development

  • Additional benefits with each year of service

We have quarterly reviews, and realise the importance of giving people the time and resources they need to develop their skills.

How to apply

Apply to this position by writing to chat@madebyon.com with the subject line “Portfolio Accountant”. Please include a cover letter, your CV and any other information that you’d like to highlight.

We are committed in our journey to eliminating discrimination, encouraging and valuing diversity amongst our workforce. We welcome enquiries from everyone.

Remote restrictions

  • Must be a resident of United Kingdom