Technical Accountant

Recruiter
SJD Accountancy
Location
Hemel Hempstead
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SJD Accountancy are the UK's largest specialist provider of fixed fee, Limited company accountancy services to contractors. Due to expansion we now have an opportunity for a Technical Accountant to join a new team within the Head office.

As the Technical Accountant you will play a key part of the business working alongside the Chief Technical Accountant providing technical support for Operations staff which will include providing advice and supporting complex complaints.

Responsibilities:

  • Research accounting and tax legislation for development opportunities for the business and to ensure that Operations staff are aware of changes to provide relevant advice to clients.
  • Responsible for the Technical content production of Budget and autumn statement briefing for clients including follow-on communication.
  • Act as a representative of the business within forums and social media using your knowledge to support the brand when clients.
  • Responsible for producing and maintaining a list of frequently answered questions and articles relating to technical topics raised by customers on the company intranet.
  • Responsible for Anti-Money Laundering across the group, as part of the technical accounting team.
  • Responsible for tracking and managing high-level complaints across the business and ensuring training and processes are updated to improve service.
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients as needed.
  • Responsible for creating and enabling face to face technical training to support staff CPD.
  • Responsible for creating/reviewing technical training for new staff entering roles to be utilised by Area and Team Managers to support induction of staff.

Essential Skills:

  • General accounting experience and experience of providing tax advice to customers (internal or external)
  • Detailed knowledge of Revenue guidelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Accuracy & attention to detail
  • Prior experience in holding training sessions
  • Good time management and organisation skills

Qualifications:

  • Qualified ideally in either ACCA or CTA