Junior Associate- Accountant
My client a Chartered Accountants, based in Maidstone is recruiting for an exciting new position for a Junior Associate, salary around £40k-£45k, Monday-Friday 9-5pm.
A Junior Associate isn’t a partner but has their own portfolio of clients. The reason for this position is because for the last few years, this business has grown & they have gained new contracts which means they are busy. This position has been created to cater for the growth.
Current day to day duties:
-Assist 2 partners & eventually the 4 managers with their workload initially to grow on their own experience & review their files.
-Staff training- helping accounts/bookkeeping staff
-Reviewing other people's work- accounts, bookkeeping
-Dealing with due diligence works
-Prepare complex tax returns
-Day to day communications with clients
Future day to day:
-Bring or find own clients as time goes on to have your own portfolio, not expected to have from day one.
-Scope for partnership & more responsibility in future- definite! If you want this.
-ACCA or ACA- must be qualified, newly is ok
-Able to do a basic set of accounts
-Basic tax knowledge- need to have some but can be taught the rest
-Some practice experience
-Atleast a few years post qualification experience
-Ambition & drive
-Knowledge of FRS 102 section 1a accounts
Why work for this business?
-Been a successful small-medium business for 15 years
-Has around 16 employees now
-Has recently refurbished their building space
-Making tax digital is one of their ways of keeping up with current procedures!
-Invest 40 hours a year personal development to ensure everyone is up to date with tax etc
-Have an amazing team spirit environment whereby everyone works hard/play hard kind of attitude
-Great management with a real down to earth mentality
-Forward thinking & open minded business