Semi Senior Accountant - Top 10 Firm

Taylor Hawkes Ltd
Chelmsford, UK
18 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Taylor Hawkes are working with a top 10 accountancy firm currently recruiting for an experienced Semi Senior Accountant. The ideal candidate should have experience in all areas of general practice - bookkeeping, accounts and tax.

  • Prepare accounts from client records (including, but not limited to, sole traders, partnerships, incorporated companies and LLPs)
  • Demonstrate good standard of tax knowledge by preparing personal and corporation tax computations and returns
  • Ensure clear understanding of instructions and time budgets before assignment begins and adequately monitor deadlines / time budgets during assignment
  • Uses initiative to trouble shoot routine problems minimising client manager time on resolving matters
  • Clear most routine accounting queries directly with client / client's staff (by phone or email)
  • Identify more complex queries for the client manager and make sensible suggestions for improvements to clients' systems and procedures or for increasing the efficiency/cost effectiveness of the assignment
  • Finalise assignments following manager/partner review

Training, Management & Supervision
  • Set an example to trainees/assistants and assist with training less experienced members in the team
  • Demonstrate good awareness of relevant technical developments / new legislation

Work based competencies
  • Minimum AAT qualified, ideally studying towards ACA/ACCA
  • 3-4 years previous practice experience (ideally from a firm with at least 3 partners)
  • Good knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office (in particular Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Good knowledge and experience of Sage Accounts, Caseware Accounts, Digita Personal Tax and Digita Corporation Tax also desirable

For more information please contact Nathan Cutler at Taylor Hawkes

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