Semi Senior Accountant - Top 10 Firm

Recruiter
Taylor Hawkes Ltd
Location
Chelmsford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
1149854763
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Responsibilities
  • 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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