Practice Accounting Senior

Mature Accountants ltd
19 Apr 2017
19 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This role is an excellent opportunity to experience the benefits of a larger organisation with access to training, the provision of CPD and long term career prospects - all whilst working within a friendly, local office. A competitive package is offered depending on experience. The position is offered as full-time but may also suit someone seeking to work within school hours.

Primary responsibilities

Managing a portfolio of business clients you will:

  • Develop a personal working relationship with the clients and be their initial contact point in the office;
  • Prepare limited company, sole trader and partnership accounts. On occasion these will be from incomplete source records;
  • Prepare corporation tax and personal tax returns and computations;
  • Prepare VAT returns;
  • Deal directly with clients to resolve all queries prior to finalisation of work, along with dealing with their ad-hoc queries in a clear and timely manner;
  • Provide ad-hoc tax advice to clients;
  • Supervise (including their development) and review the work of junior team members.

Candidate Profile

The successful applicant will be ACA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent) or have equivalent experience through some a solid track record of practice accountancy and will possess excellent communication skills for this client facing role and will have the following attributes:-

  • At least 4 years experience in practice - providing the full range of accountancy services to a range of clients;
  • Experience of supervising, coaching and reviewing the work of other team members;
  • A high degree of IT literacy - ideally you will have used CCH and Quickbooks Online;
  • Have run new client meetings;
  • The ability to develop strong client/colleague relationships
  • A positive attitude, conscientious and committed
  • Ability to work under pressure and work to deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • A friendly, personable demeanour with a good sense of humour