Senior Accountant

3 days left

Recruiter
Mayson Hunt
Location
Manchester
Salary
£35000 - £45000/annum
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Accountant

Manchester

£35,000 - £45,000

We seek out the most talented individuals and reward them with a stimulating and challenging work environment. We offer an industry training programme, clear career progression and excellent remuneration package. We are currently looking to recruit a bright and ambitious team member to our accounting team within our dynamic and fast-growing accountancy practice.

Key responsibilities:

As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for a large portfolio of clients working as an individual and part of a team.

Your main function will include:

Preparing annual accounts
Preparing Corporation Tax computations
Dealing with accounts queries
Interpreting accounts to clients if figures need explanation
Processing final accounts
Submitting annual accounts & CT600s to HMRC via iXBRL
Contacting HMRC if a problem arises whilst reconciling VAT, PAYE/NICs etc.
Personal Tax computations and support to clients
Preparing personal self-assessment tax returns
Dealing with tax queries and providing tax advice

Desired Qualifications:

Hold an accounting or tax qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA)
Full membership to an accountancy
Excellent academic record with at least five GCSEs or equivalent, including A-B grades in Mathematics and English
General computer and software skills and good use of Microsoft packages (in particular Excel) is essential
Knowledge of cloud based accountancy and/or payroll software is essential

Skills and experience:

Proven practice and industry experience essential
Proven team leader and practice management experience highly preferable
Accountancy, tax and payroll experience is essential
Excellent level of literacy, numeracy, communication skills, analytical skills, telephone manner and commercial judgement
Excellent attention to detail

Personal Attributes:

Friendly and outgoing personality with a positive 'can do’ attitude
Hard working, diligent, consciousness and responsible
Able to multi-task and prioritise tasks to a high level of detail in a faced-paced environment
Self-starter and motivated to succeed
Ability to lead and manage a team