Accounts Semi Senior

Sopher + Co
Borehamwood, UK
16 May 2019
28 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Accounts Semi Senior

Salary: £Competitive

Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Business overview

At Sopher + Co we make it our business to understand and add value to our clients personal and business affairs whilst building a lasting relationship based on trust and mutual respect. That is why so many clients recommend us year after year.

Due to continuous growth and a recent merge of the departments, we are looking for an Accounts Semi Senior to join our busy, friendly accountancy practice in Borehamwood.

Job description forthe Accounts Semi Senior

As the Accounts Semi Senior you will provide accurate accounting, VAT and bookkeeping services to a diverse range of clients, as well as assisting in the development of junior staff to ensure they have the knowledge and skill to perform their job. Other key duties and responsibilities include:
  • Accounts preparation for Limited companies, Sole traders and Partnerships to year-end
  • Maintaining a portfolio of Accounts clients, including bookkeeping and VAT returns
  • Preparing corporation tax computations
  • Analysing accounting data from client's books and records
  • Processing and reviewing year-end journals for the larger portfolio in the team
  • Preparing control accounts schedules for the year-end team
  • Liaising and assisting the year-end team with queries when statutory accounts are being prepared
  • Liaising with various providers and statutory authorities on behalf of clients, under instruction and supervision
  • Addressing client issues by researching as appropriate under direction

Requirements for the Accounts Semi Senior

You will ideally have previous experience in a medium size practice, with sound knowledge of managerial accounting and bookkeeping services. Ideally you will also have/be:
  • Part-Qualified ACA/ACCA or equivalent
  • Previous experience using Sage, Xero and other accounting software
  • Good knowledge of Company's Acts and compliance
  • Good working knowledge of VAT law and compliance
  • Strong time management skills
  • High level communications skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Excellent attention to detail

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