Senior Accountant

Mellis Blue Ltd
St Albans
From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Mellis Blue are working with a rapidly growing firm of accountants with offices in St Albans and London and are now looking for an individual with solid practice experience to join the team.

We are seeking an accountant with at least 5 years practice experience to take on a portfolio of client compliance as well as handling new client work.

The role is full-time and involves mainly year-end statutory accounts, corporate tax returns and SA ITR’s. There will also be bookkeeping and management accounts production, VAT returns and plenty of client relationship management.

The ideal candidate will be able to work to tight client delivery deadlines as well as being able to coordinate with other team members to assist with workflows.

Payroll and management accounting skills would be desirable as well.

The ideal candidate must be a motivated and personable individual who can integrate well with a team and embrace change; we are looking for constant improvement and want input from all our staff.

There is a long-term career development opportunity for the right person, to play a senior role in a successful business.

Key Skills and software knowledge required:

  • Statutory accounts production -SME / FRS 102 & 105 {IRIS}
  • Corporation Tax Returns {IRIS}
  • Personal Tax returns - {IRIS}
  • VAT Returns - {Sage, Xero, QB & Excel}
  • Company Secretarial - Basic filings & maintenance of Company Register
  • Sage and Excel skills to strong level
  • Client-facing soft skills - COMMUNICATION

Other skills that would be useful:

  • Payroll processing - {Sage Line 50}
  • Bookkeeping and Management Accounts - {Excel+Sage Line 50+Xero+QB}
  • Ad-hoc tax knowledge
  • Excel advanced spreadsheet development

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