Accountant and Payroll

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
London, South East England
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An independent, 5 Partner Practice are looking for an Accountant and Payroller, London, £35,000

Your new company
An independent, 5 partner practice based in central London with more than 70 years history. They have developed close working relationships with many established clients, delivering a personal service and providing professional advice in a timely manner. Their clients range from individual sole-traders through to large commercial and manufacturing businesses and firms in the professional sector as well as not-for profit organisations and charities. Due to recent growth in clients requiring bookkeeping and payroll services, a new position has been created.

Your new role
This is a hands-on role, which will require the candidate to work under their own initiative, working primarily on accounts preparation, bookkeeping, VAT & management/year-end accounting assignments for numerous clients as well as providing regular support to the payroll team. You will assist in the preparation of annual accounts to trial balance stage, including computing accruals, prepayments, depreciation, tax calculations etc. You payroll responsibilities will include the processing of monthly payrolls for a number of clients with a handful of weekly and 4-weekly payrolls using data supplied by clients in various formats.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for the role, you should have experience of working in a UK based accountancy practice for a minimum of five years, and preferably be either be AAT qualified or QBE. You should be highly computer literate with good knowledge of bookkeeping software. You will be able to organise, manage and control your own workload as well adhere to client deadlines. Finally you will communicate and interact with staff and clients professionally at all times.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a generous salary as well as a range of flexible benefits. You will be able to progress your career within the practice, taking on more clients, both in volume and complexity. You will also get the opportunity to take on more payroll responsibilities as you progress and advance within the practice. Finally, you will get opportunities to manage and review the work of juniors within the accounting and payroll teams.

What you need to do now
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