Practice Accountant

TaxAssist Accountants
Wallington, UK
31 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Practice Accountant

Location: Wallington

Salary: £24,000 to £28,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Job type: Full-time

We are looking for a Practice Accountant to join our small, friendly and expanding shop-based accountancy practice. We specialise in providing a friendly, flexible and proactive all year-round service to small businesses and individuals in Wallington, South Croydon and Purley.

Responsibilities of the Practice Accountant:
  • Preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Preparation and review of self-assessment tax returns for sole traders, rental properties, individuals and partnerships
  • Preparation of corporation tax computations for limited companies
  • Preparation, review and submission of VAT returns
  • Completion of on-line submissions to HMRC and Companies House
  • Managing the processing of weekly/monthly payrolls and setting up auto enrolment schemes
  • Setting up new businesses with Companies House and HMRC
  • Provision of day to day business support to clients
  • Organising and updating relevant data using various applications
  • Answering telephone calls, dealing with enquiries and responding to queries in a timely, courteous and efficient manner and accurately logging information
  • Establishing and maintaining a professional and friendly working relationship with clients, outsourced partners and colleagues

Requirements of the Practice Accountant:
  • Part qualified ACCA/ACA or AAT level 3/4
  • 2 years' experience in practice
  • Up-to-date tax and accounting knowledge
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Knowledge of accounting software - Taxcalc, Brightpay, QuickBooks, Xero, Freeagent
  • A high degree of IT literacy and the ability to embrace new technology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with a customer service focus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised and meet deadlines
  • Experience of dealing with HMRC
  • Working knowledge of payroll and auto enrolment procedures
  • Organising and updating relevant data using various applications

If you feel like you meet the above criteria for the Practice Accountant, then please apply now!

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