Leading employer require a individual with experience in practice to join their team in Watford
This would suit someone with previous experience in a firm of accountants looking to take a step up and manage their own portfolio
- Will be responsible for managing your own portfolio of clients, the majority will be PSCs.
- Responding to inbound client queries via telephone/email.
- Assisting team members where required.
- Will be responsible for preparing VAT returns and management accounts for a select group of limited company clients.
- Ensuring all VAT returns and management accounts are prepared within deadlines.
- Updating IRIS practice management to ensure that all jobs are allocated to team members.
- Filing on IRIS opendocs.
- Contacting clients over the phone to ensure they meet their required deadlines.
- Providing proactive outbound advise to clients both new and existing, including tax planning.
- Providing technical support to the organisations limited company/umbrella/sales teams.
- Monitoring clients’ deadlines for VAT/SATR/Year end accounts through internal reporting tools.
- Assistance with clients’ company payroll.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required:
- Experience of working in a practice dealing with small businesses or at least AAT Foundation qualified.
- Preferable working knowledge of the contracting industry (specifically with regard to IR35 regulations and Managed Service Company legislation)
- Excellent customer service and communication skills.
- Experience in preparing and reviewing accounts limited companies.
- Experience in calculating tax liabilities & advising clients (Self Assessment / Corporation tax/VAT).
- Confident with client interaction, in person, written and via telephone.
- Experience in running a limited company payroll would be beneficial.
- Good computer skills and basic understanding of accounting practice software.
- Experience with IRIS and IRIS opendocs preferable but not essential as full training will be provided.
- Ability to work as part of a team yet self motivated and target driven.