Senior Accountant - Partners PA - Accountancy Practice

Recruiter
St Albans Accountancy Public Practice
Location
Harrow
Posted
08 Apr 2019
Closes
29 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are working with a well established accountancy practice based in Harrow, Middlesex, who are looking to recruit an Senior Accountant to work together with one of the Partners in order to manage a busy portfolio of clients.

• Managing and dealing with staff matters including:
- Ad hoc staff queries and advice
- Delegate work to staff and allocate brief to supervisors / line managers.
- Train / supervise mor junior members of staff, where required
- Maintaining and reviewing allocated jobs to ensure that the relevant deadlines and budgets are met.
- Reviewing WIP and debtors ledger with supervisors / staff on a monthly basis.
• Be responsible for overseeing the partner’s client portfolio to ensure that the firm’s filing obligation for clients are undertaken on a timely basis. These include; personal tax, VAT, bookkeeping preparation (relating to Companies, Partnerships, LLP’s and sole traders), completion of personal and partnership tax returns, PllD returns as well as any other special assignments and/or ad-hoc projects as required by the partner.
• Being able to undertake fee proposals for new clients and identify selling opportunities.
• Being able to meet prospective clients and also pick up new enquiries that are received.
• Undertake the management of one pension scheme on behalf of the firm including liaison with all parties involved.
• Undertake tax planning for both personal and corporate clients.
• Be able to write reports and memos in respect of tax advice that will need to be provided to clients.
• Be able to review business plans and forecasts to support immigration applications.
• Undertaking final review of accounts and discussing with clients.
• Undertaking review of tax returns and discussing with clients.
• Approving client packs for secretary to publish to clients.
• Undertaking presentations locally and at international conferences / networking events.
• Ensure IRIS, Practice Management and practice systems are kept up to date.
• Management of team of 4 staff before a replacement for supervisor is secured
• Identify risk matters

In return you will have the opportunity to:
• Partnership
• Overseas travel to attend international networking events
• Network and develop own client portfolio
• Undertake trade missions
• To learn and undertake international tax advisory work.
• To develop new skills and knowledge based on the firm’s needs and requirements.
Benefits:
• Healthcare scheme
• Regular CPD courses for audit, accounts, tax and other specialist courses

- ACCA/ACA/ATT/CTA qualified or equivalent
- previous experience in a similar role is crucial
- Strong IT skills
- Strong communications skills

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