Accounts Senior/BOOKKEEPER

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Ipswich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1143460473
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reed Accountancy are delighted to recruit for this top Accountancy firm in the area. Working within a family feel organisation, with friendly and reputable clients.

The purpose of the role is to prepare un-audited and Non-incorporated Accounts on behalf of our clients in order for Accounts and Tax Computations/Returns to be filed in accordance with all appropriate laws and regulations. The successful candidate will also be assisting with audit assignments.

The role will also involve Book-keeping services for various clients, all within the Ipswich area.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

o Accounts Reconciliations, calculations of relevant provisions and preparation of appropriate schedules, working papers

o Use of Computerised Accounts software in order to produce Companies Act formatted Accounts

o Assist on audit assignments

o Bookkeeping, accounts reconciliation work and maintaining ledgers using various software.

o Preparation & calculation of VAT returns including the responsibility of filing the VAT returns including the responsibility of filing the VAT returns at HMRC on time

o Offer training, support and guidance to more junior members of staff throughout various procedures and use of various programs

o Compiling various correspondence to various sources including Clients, HM Revenue and Customs, Banks & Companies House

o Extensive use of Microsoft Word documents and excel spreadsheets including various formulae/tables as necessary

Hours: 9.00 to 5.30 Mon - Thurs, 8.30 to 5.00 Friday

Knowledge & Skills:

• Essential:

• Computer Literacy, using Microsoft Packages, Sage Line 50, Cloud accounting software packages

• Detailed knowledge of various laws and regulations throughout different areas of auditing and accounting in order to ensure that work is performed to the required standards and deadlines.

• Ability to maintain excellent relations with clients and to act in a professional manner at all times when dealing with clients.

• Accounting Standards

• VAT

• Accounts Reconciliations

• Knowledge of the Clients' businesses

• Relevant but not essential

Personal attributes and skills required to perform in the job effectively

Ability to:

• Communicate well with clients and colleagues

• Meet deadlines

• Be thorough and accurate to ensure high standard of jobs completed

• Show good problem solving skills

• Be able to seek advice/assistance throughout all areas

• Be punctual and smart

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