Junior Associate- Accountant

Recruiter
Renowned Resourcing Ltd
Location
Maidstone
Posted
09 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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

-Prepare Accounts

-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.

Must haves:

-ACCA or ACA- must be qualified, newly is ok

-Forward thinker

-Effective communicator

-Quick learner

-Able to do a basic set of accounts

-Basic tax knowledge- need to have some but can be taught the rest

-Client exposure

-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

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