Senior Accountant required for Accountancy Practice, Stockport, qualificiations not essential

Recruiter
Warr & Co
Location
Stockport
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are a chartered accountancy practice based in Stockport with a London office and have recently acquired a large accountancy practice in Denton.

Due to expansion and an increased client base we need to recruit a team member who has experience of preparing statutory accounts from manual records, incomplete records, cloud based software and has experience of sage.

The right candidate must be able to give our clients exceptional service and to deliver quality advice in accountancy, payroll, VAT corporate tax and personal tax.

Our clients range from simple freelancers to Funeral Directors, Surveyors, property investment companies, small sole traders, online retail to name but a few.

We may be willing to support with study if this is relevent to the role.

You report to the directors

MAIN DUTIES

  • Management of monthly clients, annual clients, preparing annual financial statements, management accounts and other ad hoc work.

  • To provide these clients with a full range of accounts, VAT and taxation services.

  • Prepare the annual accounts of limited and non-limited company status clients and input the data into Iris.

    Produce final draft accounts and tax computations for review.

  • To assist with the personal tax department as and when required.

  • To organise workload to ensure most efficient use of time.

  • Plan and delegate work to ensure efficient production of accounts, monthly spreadsheets and VAT returns.

  • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with our systems

  • Dealing with correspondence.

  • Ensure all deadline dates are monitored to avoid clients being fined or charged interest/penalties.

  • To train, develop and manage those team members reporting to you to maximise their performance.

  • To contribute to our continuous improvement of systems through own experience and also to participate in introducing new systems.

  • To keep up to date with legislation and regulations to enable you to give quality advice to our clients.

    Notify clients of any deficiencies in their records and assist clients to improve their book-keeping systems;

    Any other reasonable duties as requested from time to time.

    PERSON SPECIFICATION

You must:

  • Be technically competent
  • Have good time management skills

  • Have good delegation skills

  • Have good planning and organising skills

  • Be able to communicate to people at all levels

  • Have good people skills

  • Be able to know when to pass matters on to another team member