Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Mayson Hunt Ltd
Location
London
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
06 May 2017
Closes
05 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Accountant

West End

£35,000 - £45,000

We seek out the most talented individuals and reward them with a stimulating and challenging work environment. We offer an industry training programme, clear career progression and excellent remuneration package. We are currently looking to recruit a bright and ambitious team member to our accounting team within our dynamic and fast-growing accountancy practice.

Key responsibilities:

As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for a large portfolio of clients working as an individual and part of a team. Your main function will include:

  • Preparing annual accounts
  • Preparing Corporation Tax computations
  • Dealing with accounts queries
  • Interpreting accounts to clients if figures need explanation
  • Processing final accounts
  • Submitting annual accounts & CT600s to HMRC via iXBRL
  • Contacting HMRC if a problem arises whilst reconciling VAT, PAYE/NICs etc.
  • Personal Tax computations and support to clients
  • Preparing personal self-assessment tax returns
  • Dealing with tax queries and providing tax advice

Desired Qualifications:

  • Hold an accounting or tax qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CTA)
  • Full membership to an accountancy or tax professional body
  • Excellent academic record with at least five GCSEs or equivalent, including A-B grades in Mathematics and English
  • General computer and software skills and good use of Microsoft packages (in particular Excel) is essential
  • Knowledge of cloud based accountancy and/or payroll software is essential

Skills and experience:

  • Proven practice and industry experience essential
  • Proven team leader and practice management experience highly preferable
  • Accountancy, tax and payroll experience is essential
  • Excellent level of literacy, numeracy, communication skills, analytical skills, telephone manner and commercial judgement
  • Excellent attention to detail

Personal Attributes:

  • Friendly and outgoing personality with a positive 'can do’ attitude
  • Hard working, diligent, consciousness and responsible
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise tasks to a high level of detail in a faced-paced environment
  • Self-starter and motivated to succeed
  • Ability to lead and manage a team