Generalist Accountant

Agreus Limited
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Generalist Accountant

The Role:

  • Managing all aspects of their allocated client portfolio; including planning, the execution of the work, drafting of correspondence and billing. The work will include the requisite elements of the work from start to completion on accounting, tax, trusts and audit.
  • Planning work and allocating appropriate resources to ensure that work is completed in a timely manner and to a high standard; reviewing work and giving feedback to junior staff.
  • Acting as the main point of contact for the clients in the portfolio and corresponding with them in the most appropriate way.
  • Dealing with the HMR&C, investment managers, lawyers and other third parties.
  • Assisting with other ad hoc assignments in relation to the financial affairs of clients.
  • Assisting with marketing the firm and attending networking events with co-professionals, as appropriate.

Candidate requirements:

  • Preferably ACA/ACCA qualified with first time passes and a good academic record, 3 years+ post qualification;
  • A strong general accountancy background, including personal tax. Experience of trusts and estates would be an advantageous;
  • Effective client handling/service skills
  • Confidence in dealing with the HMR&C, bankers and investment managers.
  • Able to take responsibility and 'own’ assignments and use initiative and flair;
  • Experienced in coaching and delegating to staff and able to organise and review the work of junior staff,
  • Strong communication skills so that you are able to deal with clients verbally or in writing.
  • Flexible working attitude. Must be able to work on a number of clients’ affairs at the same time.
  • Organised and methodical approach
  • Good IT skills - including proficient use of Excel and Word

The package:

  • Salary: Up to £55,000 depending on experience
  • Benefits Package