Senior Practice Accountant

Recruiter
Tax Assist
Location
Epsom, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1191282557
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Practice Accountant

Location: Epsom, KT19 0SA
Basic Salary: £33k - £42k
Employment Status: Full Time or Part-Time, Permanent

We are seeking a Senior Practice Accountant to join our growing office based on the borders of South London and Surrey.

TaxAssist Accountants is a national network of accountants who are experts in helping small business owners and self-employed people with their tax and accountancy needs. With an open and friendly approach, we're straightforward to understand and provide real value for money. We rank in the Accountancy Age UK Top 25 with over 200 offices across the country.

We are looking for a Senior Practice Accountant with strong practice experience to support our next growth phase. Comfortable in a small office environment, you'll report directly to our local Principal and manage a portfolio of small business clients. The role is offered on either a full-time or part-time basis.

Senior Practice Accountant - The Role:

You'll provide a range of services to a varied portfolio of limited companies, sole traders and partnerships including;

• Managing a portfolio of small business clients
• Preparing annual accounts as well as company and personal tax returns
• Providing advice and guidance to clients and junior staff when required
• Supervise bookkeeping and review VAT returns
• Migrating clients onto cloud accounting systems and the latest digital bookkeeping solutions

Practice Accountant - Skills and Experience:

You'll have made significant progress towards, or have completed your AAT, ATT or ACCA qualification and have several years experience within the accountancy profession. Comfortable talking to small business owners about their accounts and tax returns at their level, you must also have:

• Strong knowledge of accounting systems, UK tax laws and accounting standards applicable to small business
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills to both clients and colleagues
• A desire to embrace technological change

Desirable Requirements

• Specific knowledge of TaxCalc, Quickbooks, Kashflow, Xero, ReceiptBank
• A knowledge of Virtual CabinetCIS, Payroll, Moneysoft and Brightpay would also be beneficial

Benefits

• In house training programme at our National Training Academy and external trainers
• CPD and study support

This is an excellent opportunity for a capable individual who enjoys working as part of a team to deliver excellent client service. The ideal candidate will be looking to develop their skills in a rapidly growing and dynamic business using industry leading software with support from a multi award winning accountancy network.

If we've just described you and you want to experience the rewarding and varied nature of working with small businesses in a friendly local business atmosphere, then click the APPLY button to forward an up to date CV and cover letter.

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