Accounts Senior in Beckenham

Renato Recruitment Limited
Beckenham, Kent
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, based in Beckenham, is looking for an additional Accounts Senior.

Attributes we are looking for:

  • Someone with several years’ experience of dealing with small and medium businesses - sole trader, partnerships and limited companies.

  • Also experienced in personal and company taxation.

  • Not necessarily qualified - but experience is essential.

  • Either already with experience of the software we use or, if not, an ability to learn that software. A positive 'can do’ attitude is important.

  • A car owner/driver, willing to visit clients - including some in London (all travel expenses to be fully reimbursed by Hammonds).

  • Some experience in business development and/or marketing would be useful. Part of the senior’s role is to identify opportunities to benefit clients.

The software we use currently:

  • Practice management - IRIS.

  • Accounts production - IRIS and VT.

  • Personal and company taxation - IRIS.

  • Bookkeeping - Sage, Xero, Quickbooks and VT.

  • Company secretarial - Inform Direct.

Software training will be given where necessary, with assistance also being given by the partner and by two client managers. Willingness to use cloud accounting such as Xero is essential.

The role is:

  • To be responsible for a portfolio of businesses (sole traders, partnerships and limited companies) and personal taxation clients.

  • To prepare management and annual accounts, corporate tax computations and personal tax returns.

  • To give advice on, for example, accounting matters, remuneration planning, etc.

  • To prepare board minutes and dividend vouchers for company clients.

The package:

  • The salary will be commensurate with experience and ability. Some overtime will be required and will be paid for.

  • 5 weeks holiday a year.

  • 3 months probationary period (possibility of an extension to this).

Renato Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent, full time role.