Part Qualified Accountant

Recruiter
Smartsearch Recruitment
Location
Hemel Hempstead, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Jun 2019
Closes
11 Jul 2019
Ref
1178469112
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Part Qualified Accountant, Salary up to c£30k + study support & benefits, Based: Hemel Hempstead

A National Property Management Company has an exciting opportunity for a Fully Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant to join their growing finance team. This role is primarily responsible for preparing and issuing "Service Charge Accounts" to owners of residential property blocks (supported by the Accounts Support team). This role would suit an Accountant / Part Qualified Accountant who has 5+ years of experience within and accounting / finance environment, experience from within an accountancy practice would also be desirable. For Part Qualified Accountant candidates the company can provide study support, to enable them to develop their career further and become fully qualified.

Client Accountant Key Responsibilities;

Ensuring the highest levels of customer service, whilst financial decisions and processing of Accounts and related matters are sound, utilising robust procedures which are compliant with relevant industry (and/or other) legislation and best practice.
The Services to be provided for the Portfolio of clients include:

o Service Charge Accounts - (including RMC/RTM/Freehold "statutory accounts" (trading or otherwise), and related HMRC documentation and filing) preparation, coordination, and finalisation of Accounts, including: Liaison and coordination with internal team members and external parties (including auditors, directors)
o Query resolution - liaison with internal/external parties to resolve Accounts related queries
o Lost sites - preparation, finalisation and coordination of lost sites in accordance with agreed process
o Integration (new client data) - ensure financial data is accurately and efficiently reflected within our system records in a timely basis

Client Management
Managing workflow and delivery; ensuring adherence with business (internal & external) Service Level Agreements
Ensuring all systems and procedures utilised follow agreed procedure, are fit for purpose, efficient, effective, and documented
Timely and accurate reporting

Candidate Requirements:

Experience within an Accountant / Part Qualified Accountant role with at least 5 years' experience within an accountancy/financial environment, ideally including experience gained within a professional accounting practice
Possess (or part-qualified) a professional Accountancy qualification (AAT/ACCA/CIMA/ACA, or equivalent), or QBE.
Sound book-keeping knowledge with a good understanding of accounting principles
Naturally inquisitive with an ability to interrogate and develop internal systems and processes with continuous improvement techniques
Client focussed, organised, self-motivated, with ability to use own initiative and work to tight deadlines
Attention to detail, whilst ability to keep perspective and make informed decisions
An excellent communicator (oral and written)
Highly computer literate, including intermediate Microsoft Office skills
Educated to 'A' Level standard or equivalent and GCSE grades A-C in English & Maths.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for then please apply, attaching your CV.

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Key words; Client Accountant, Accountant, Part Qualified Accountant, Book Keeper, ACCA, CIMA, AAT

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