Bookkeeper/Accountant

Recruiter
SIAL Accountants and Tax Advisers
Location
East London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
26 Jun 2019
Ref
1148917126
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are a small fast-growing firm of Chartered Certified Accountants looking for an experienced practice accountant to join us on a permanent basis.

Pay would be in the range of £16,000-£21,000 p.a. depends on experience with paid holidays. Study support can be provided.

The successful candidate would have worked in a practice environment for at least two to three years in the past and have used cloud bookkeeping packages and other digital technology.

The main duties and responsibilities of the role of working in our General Practice Accountancy firm will involve but not be limited to:

Duties and responsibilities
  • Manage a portfolio of clients to provide them with a full range of accountancy services.
  • Complete bookkeeping and VAT returns on different software and liaising with clients to deal with bookkeeping queries.
  • Prepare accounts working papers and accounts up to trial balance - ability to prepare from incomplete records.
  • Review & prepare self-assessment tax returns accounts for sole traders and partnerships
  • Organise and manage bookkeeping and accounts tasks to the outsourcing company
  • Accountancy work to assist qualified staff in the production of year-end accounts.
  • Ability to work independently, client management and communication skills.
  • Manage the client relationship whilst building a strong rapport and developing client loyalty
  • Meet statutory deadlines for VAT, Payroll, Statutory Accounts, Company and Personal.

Skills
  • Working knowledge of Xero, Sage, VT and similar bookkeeping packages desirable. Good Excel skill must.
  • A knowledge of Digita would be advantageous.
  • A self-motivated and conscientious individual with excellent attention to detail.
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to develop and learn new skills.

Please provide a CV and covering letter with your application.

NO AGENCIES THANK YOU.

Experience:
  • Accounting in practice: 2-3 years minimum

Education:
  • Qualified by experience, Part qualified, AAT qualified or equivalent

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