Management Accountant, Practice

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Guildford, Surrey
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Practice Accountant, management accountant, ACCA, Guildford, £38,000, qualified

Your new company
Chartered Practice in the top 10 in Guildford with the full spread of Accountancy skills and leadership now require a management Accountant with a Practice background.
With the aim to provide an innovative global service. Guildford Comprising 8 Partners and Directors and around 70 staff, drawing on a wide variety of financial and business expertise to provide a comprehensive range of accountancy and financial advisory services to both corporate and private clients.

Job Description Purpose of role:
Accurate processing of client's financial data and the preparation of management accounts and associated outputs, within the time frame agreed with the client or required by statute.
Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare and input client transactions into computerised ledger system.
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts for clients.
  • Visiting client offices to undertake onsite accounting needs.
  • Attend to VAT Registrations.
  • Prepare quarterly VAT/EC Sales list returns from financial information supplied by client.
  • Preparation of annual financial statements, including statutory accounts, partnership accounts and sole trader accounts for tax purposes.

Key Competencies:

  • Accuracy - to ensure transactions are processed correctly.
  • Judgement - be able to assess a situation and reach a suitable conclusion based on the information available.
  • Planning and organisation - needed throughout the process to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Customer focuses - develop relationships and gain confidence of client. Ability to attend to client queries and emails on a timely basis, and have flexibility to work on-site at client's premises.
  • Use of IT - be able to work on bookkeeping packages and Excel.
  • Teamwork - working with colleagues in the team.
  • Flexibility - to assist with other ad hoc services that arise from time to time.

Candidate Profile Education/Qualifications:

  • Strong academic history.
  • ACCA or equivalent qualification.

Key Experience/Skills:

  • Prior experience of computerised accounting packages.
  • Minimum of 2 years existing Practice experience
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a wider team.
  • Results orientated to meet and exceed client expectations, with a key focus on delivering high quality work that consistently meets internal and/or external client deadlines.
  • Understanding of new standards.

What is in it for you:
An excellent salary and reward package as well as a great development opportunity with training and support towards management.
Recognition within a top 10 Practice

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