Accountant with VAT experience

Courtney Reed Group
14 Jul 2018
27 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Accountant with experience in VAT

Screening Questions
  • Are you comfortable communicating with HMRC on a range of issues including VAT disputes?
  • Have you had a minimum of 3 years working within a private accountancy practice?
  • Are you able to provide VAT advice in a supportive and patient manner?
  • Are you able to travel to the Baltic Triangle area of Liverpool City Centre daily?

Client Details
Our Client is an exceptional Accountancy Practice based in the Baltic Triangle area of Liverpool City Centre. The offer for the right candidate here is a progressive role within a great company ethos and culture, offering flexibility, variety and autonomy.
The role
As a Practice Accountant, you’ll be responsible for providing outstanding levels of service to a diverse portfolio of clients. Your responsibilities and duties will include, although not be limited to;
  • Taking ownership for delivering comprehensive management accounting services for a portfolio of clients
  • Producing monthly management accounts
  • Managing clients’ assets including depreciation
  • Managing clients’ monthly journals including prepayments, accruals, payroll
  • Reconciling balance sheets
  • Managing year end statutory accounts including corporation tax
  • Preparing and filing VAT returns in a timely and accurate manner to HM Revenue & Customs.
  • Review monthly VAT reconciliations
  • Attending client meetings
  • Managing cash flow of client accounts and liaising with clients’ reference cash flow forecasts
  • Confidently and accurately communicating with clients at all levels from Managing Director to administrative staff
  • Assisting and supporting junior staff as required
Personal Skills and Qualifications
  • Proven experience gained with management accounts
  • Part qualified or have commenced studies towards CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualification (or equivalent)
  • Clear understanding in VAT matters
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, and understand the importance of providing outstanding levels of customer service and willing to go above and beyond to achieve it
  • Ability to work unsupervised producing work to a high standard
  • Working knowledge of computerised accounting packages

Salary and Package
Base Salary up to £28,000 - £30000, there may be room for negotiation on salary, depending on experience
Great Benefits Package
Free parking
Flexible working hours
Working across a varied portfolio with autonomy

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