Company Accountant

Michael Page Finance
Harlow, Essex
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Working alongside an account manager as a dedicated accountant you will be responsible for all technical aspects. This will include preparing returns and accounts and communicating technical subjects with your clients.

Client Details

This is a start -up company that are looking for a Limited Company Accountant to work closely with their Clients. They specialise in Limited Company Accounting for Contractors, Freelancers and Locums across all industry sectors.


The successful candidate will:

  • Prepare and finalise client accounts and Corporation Tax returns
  • Answer technical/accounting client queries by phone and email, with a special focus on using terminology our clients will understand.
  • Prepare and sign off VAT returns
  • Carry out welcome calls with all new clients to clearly explain tax rules & rates and talk through structuring options
  • Providing pro-active tax planning
  • Prepare and discuss higher rate tax projections for clients
  • Prepare Self-Assessment returns
  • Handle complex FreeAgent queries and reconciliations
  • Manage the process to bring new transfer clients up to date on FreeAgent
  • Prepare and sign off earnings reference's


The successful candidate will:

  • Be ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified.
  • Have strong technical knowledge in VAT, IR35 (training will be given), Payroll, Personal tax, Corporation tax and Ltd Company accounts
  • Be an excellent communicator, with great written and oral communication skills.
  • Be comfortable using cloud based technology. Knowledge of FreeAgent would be useful but not essential.
  • Show the ability to self-manage workloads and co-ordinate with other team members.

Job Offer

£45,000 plus benefits