Job Location:
UK London

Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth.

This position supports Ankura Business Services our internal firm services function.

The Senior accountant role is a key role within the Global Ankura Accounting team, reporting to the Ankura Finance Manager. The role, which is predominately focused on the EMEA and APAC entities is based in London. Ankura currently operates a flexible hybrid model, working approximately two days a week in the office.


  • To ensure provision of accurate reporting and analysis in line with agreed timescales and group policy, via the preparation of journals and account reconciliations

  • Reviewing and finalising monthly revenue through working directly with individual practices, including reviewing contract arrangements and WIP

  • To prepare supplementary tax schedules for Corporation Tax and other annual tax related returns such as PSA, FBT and others as required

  • To lead audit fieldwork for International statutory audits including supporting the preparation of statutory financial statements

  • To prepare and deliver VAT/GST returns for international entities

  • Supporting the rollout of new entities, including ERP testing

  • Involvement in other project related activities as required

  • Recognition and improvement of inefficient processes, through standardisation and automation with the aid of technology where possible

  • To manage internal and external stakeholder relationships, including cross functional and virtual relationships




  • Professional Accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified) with at least 4+ years PQE in a Professional Services background

  • Experience in working in a global organisation in a multicurrency environment

  • Advanced excel skills essential.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience of working in a complex environment, delivering to deadlines, and managing conflicting priorities

  • Self-motivated, organised and adaptable in a fast- paced environment

  • ERP accounting systems experience; Workday experience advantageous

Ankura is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect and collaboration is paramount.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.