Senior Accountant - Independent Accountancy Firm

Taylor Hawkes Ltd
03 Apr 2019
12 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Taylor Hawkes are currently recruiting for an Accounts Senior on behalf of our client an independent accountancy firm in Harrow. Reporting to the managers and partners, this role is designed to provide a broad but high level of client service to small, (non-audited) clients, primarily owner managed businesses including sole traders, companies and partnership. Services include accounts prep, management accounts, personal and corporation tax computations, VAT and providing advice to these clients about their personal and business matters.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Accounts preparation for sole traders, companies and partnerships
  • Preparation of simple corporation tax computations and returns
  • Preparation of personal tax computations and returns
  • Preparation of simple VAT returns
  • Preparation and review of management accounts
  • Providing advice to owner managers on both business and personal matters
  • Travelling to client premises as required
  • Achieving or exceeding assignment budgeted fees and profits and/or identifying reasons for non-achievement of budgets as appropriate
  • Keeping senior management/engagement partner fully informed at all times of progress on jobs, in particular if there is likely to be an unplanned write off
  • Liasing with managers and/or team leaders across the firm to ensure the teams are making best use of the resources available at all times
  • Carrying out review work on accounts and other assignments prepared by team members when required
  • Any ad hoc assignments or tasks

Skills required

  • Practice background with a minimum of 3-4 years' practice experience
  • Good solid and demonstrable knowledge of accounts prep for owner managed businesses (OMBs) to include partnerships, sole traders and companies
  • Knowledge and experience of management accounting
  • Experience of personal and corporation tax computations
  • Experience of providing advice to OMB clients on both business and personal matters

For more information please contact Nathan Cutler at Taylor Hawkes

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