Semi Senior Accountant - Top 50 Accounting Firm

Recruiter
AJ Chambers
Location
Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary
22000.0000
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Closes
17 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

AJ Chambers are currently working on behalf of a forward-thinking and expanding Accountancy firm who are looking to recruit a Semi Senior Accountant in Ipswich.

This position starts at Semi Senior but will progress to Senior/Supervisor if the successful candidate provides the skills, professionalism and maturity to lead assignments and undertake direct client relations.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare accounts from client records (including, but not limited to, sole traders, partnerships, incorporated companies and LLPs)
  • Demonstrate good standard of tax knowledge by preparing personal and corporation tax computations and returns
  • Able to plan and complete audit assignments if required
  • Ensure clear understanding of instructions and time budgets before assignment begins and adequately monitor deadlines / time budgets during assignment
  • Assist when required to help with audit projects
  • Clear most routine accounting queries directly with client / client’s staff (by phone or email)
  • Identify more complex queries for the client manager and make sensible suggestions for improvements to clients’ systems and procedures or for increasing the efficiency/cost effectiveness of the assignment
  • Finalise assignments following manager/partner review
  • Set an example to trainees/assistants and assist with training less experienced members in the team
  • Other ad hoc assignments as and when required i.e. management accounts

Work base competencies

  • Minimum AAT qualified
  • Audit experience desirable though can be taught on the job
  • 3-4 years previous practice experience (ideally from a firm with at least 3 partners)
  • Good knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office (in particular Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Good knowledge and experience of Sage Accounts, Caseware Accounts, Digita Personal Tax and
  • Digita Corporation Tax also desirable

For further information on the Semi Senior Accountant role, please apply direct or contact Josie Studd from AJ Chambers