Accounts Semi-Senior

Recruiter
Wilkins Kennedy
Location
Newbury, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1178103330
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reporting to the Accounts Manager, this position is designed to provide a broad but high level of client service to small (non-audited) clients, primarily owner managed businesses including sole traders, companies and partnerships. The main purpose of the role is the preparation of year end accounts; preparation of tax returns and providing business advice to clients. You will continue with studying to complete your professional experience with a view to become a qualified accountant.

Main Duties & Responsibilities
  • Preparation of accounts for a variety of small clients.
  • Preparation of all draft documents including letter of representation and minutes
  • Arrange for tax computation to be prepared by the tax team and provide them with all the data which they have requested, along with a drafted tax comp. Subsequently posts tax journals and update the accounts file for the tax computation received.
  • Highlights any deficiencies in client records provided or in the conduct of the client's business which are material or a cause for concern and recommends action to client to improve matters.
  • To ensure necessary adjustments are made to accounts before they are finalised and that disclosure checklists are completed.
  • Management accounts preparation
  • Delegate analysis work to more junior staff and monitor progress, including reviewing work once complete.
  • Travelling to client premises as required and to deal with clients in a professional manner either in person, telephone or by email.
  • To complete the ACA qualification.

Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Part qualified currently studying towards the ACA qualification
  • Previous demonstrable practice experience
  • Experience in the preparation of financial statements.
  • Experience of working with Sage 50 Accounts.
  • Experience of working with Xero.
  • Experience in the preparation of corporation tax computations and personal tax returns.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
  • Team player able to develop good relationships with clients and within the firm
  • Ability to manage workload and time effectively.
  • Self-motivation and positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effectively solve problems

Similar jobs

Similar jobs