Senior Accountant

Woods Russell Limited
09 Jun 2018
14 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Exciting opportunity to work flexibly and part time (minimum 3 days a week) as a Senior Accountant Client Manager for a small, growing firm of Chartered Accountants in Basingstoke. Due to the small nature of the firm you will be required to be versatile and turn your hand to many various tasks often with minimal supervision. This role is all about client interaction and therefore being able to meet and speak with clients and prospective clients in a professional and confident manner is essential. You will be expected to contribute to the development of the business by meeting with and signing up new prospective clients and growing and servicing your own client portfolio.

We are offering £32k-£40k pro rata depending on skills and experience. As a small company we offer a freindly and relaxed working culture and happy to discuss hours and days of work to fit around the lifestyle of the right candidate.

You will have proven taxation and accounts experience having worked in practice previously. Ideally you will be qualified or part qualified ACCA/ACA or similar. You must have a good working knowledge of accounts preparation and tax and be able to prepare accounts and tax returns with minimal supervision. Good IT skills is essential as you must have the ability to adapt to whatever bookkeeping tech a client throws at you, knowledge of QuickBooks would be seen as an advantage here.

You would mainly be working with small and micro sized Limited Companies with a turnover below £1m as well as sole traders and individuals with more complex tax affairs.

This role would suit either a practise accountant who is looking for a more client facing and business development role, or an experienced accountant looking to return to work on a part time basis with a flexible working pattern.

The role will include:

  • Ultimately being responsible for maintaining and servicing your own client portfolio.
  • Assisting the partner in servicing and meeting with clients generally.
  • Meeting with existing clients to explain their accounts and tax returns to them.
  • Preparation of Limited Company and Sole Trader accounts.
  • Preparation of company tax returns, VAT returns, personal tax returns.
  • Drafting payroll, CIS, P11d’s etc as required.

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