Senior Accountant job opportunity in St Albans
Genuine career job opportunity to join this dynamic, medium-sized firm in St. Albans. This firm provides the full range of professional services typically provided by an established and progressive accountancy firm, including audit and accounts, management consultancy, payroll and taxation.
Their clients range from all fields of business, industry, the professions and arts, including large corporates operating nationally and internationally, privately owned businesses of every size, partnerships, sole traders and self-employed individuals.
We have an opportunity to join this firm as an Accounts Senior to work within their busy Accounting Department, which provides a wide range of services to clients, including accounts preparation, bookkeeping and the production of management accounts and information. The main duties for this position will involve the preparation of VAT returns, statutory and management accounts along with working on the books and records for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.
The ideal candidate will have relevant previous experience and will have completed their ACCA
qualification or equivalent and will be self-motivated with good written and verbal communication skills.
The preparation of statutory accounts, year-end accounts or rental accounts (as appropriate) for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships. Using CCH Central Software for review by Managers. The preparation of monthly or quarterly management accounts to provide clients with relevant information to their required specification. The preparation and completion of client VAT returns of mixed complexity (some including partial exemptions) including liaising with the client to provide the required information, producing supporting schedules and completing the VAT return by the deadline.
You will need strong previous experience in accounts preparation, VAT (including partial exemptions) and book keeping work, qualified to ACCA standard or equivalent by experience, with a well rounded knowledge of accounting standards and principles. Prior experience of using CCH software packages, Sage, Quickbooks, Xero Accounts and/or other associated accounting apps is preferable.
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