Semi Senior Accountant

Eileen Richards Recruitment Limited
Leicester, UK
18 Aug 2019
26 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Semi Senior Accountant


c. £35,000 DOE
  • Do you have knowledge of personal and corporate tax?
  • Do you have exceptional generalist accountancy knowledge and are now looking to work for a well respected accountancy practice?
  • Do you want to excel your career and work for an expanding and highly reputable business in Leicester?

The Company:

Eileen Richards Recruitment are excited to be working with our client, a boutique accountancy practice based in Leicester.

Role & Responsibilities:
  • Preparing Accounts and associated paperwork (unincorporated businesses and companies)
  • Preparing Statutory paperwork for companies
  • Occasionally preparing Management Accounts, as required
  • Preparing Business Tax Computations and Partnership Returns
  • Preparing Corporation Tax Computations & Returns
  • Preparing Personal Tax Computations and Personal Tax Returns
  • Preparing P11D returns
  • Workload, timesheet and invoices
  • Assisting with Audit assignments if required (this would only be a small part of the role, and only if the business need arises)
  • Corresponding with clients both verbally and in writing, including answering technical queries from other members of staff in relation to accounts and taxation issues
  • Communicating effectively with Managers and Directors
  • Planning and organising your workload
  • Keeping practice management systems up to date for all jobs that you are working on and client details in general
  • Using your own judgement to identify ways to improve job approach if needed
  • Identifying and suggesting improvements to clients systems where appropriate
  • Providing assistance and guidance to more junior members of staff
  • If acting as Mentor to a trainee - Ensuring that you are available and supportive of their needs. Being aware of their deadlines as well as your own and ensuring that they are meeting them. Identifying their training needs and communicating this to the appropriate person
  • Highlighting any areas that you feel you need additional training in to the HR department - both during the appraisal process and at any other time that it is necessary
  • Ensuring that Client Confidentiality is maintained at all times including complying with GDPR
  • Complying with Health and Safety requirements as per the company Health and Safety Manual

About You
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Office Packages, IRIS, Xero and Sage Accounts.
  • Experience with document management using Virtual Cabinet
  • Education Level: Ideally AAT Level or QBE.
  • Work effectively as part of a team & communicate efficiently with others.
  • Manage your allocated work, prioritise & operate in an organised method with great attention to detail.
  • Experience & knowledge of VAT.
  • Full UK driving licence (you may be required to travel to clients premises)

Please note by applying for this role you give consent for Eileen Richards Recruitment to retain your CV for up to 24months for the purposes of assisting you to find your next role unless you notify us otherwise.

If you do not receive a response within five working days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Eileen Richards Recruitment are experienced within eight different sectors consisting of Accountancy and Finance, Construction, Customer Service & Onsite, Directors & Non-Executive, Human Resources, Office (including PA/EA), Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain & Procurement.

We look forward to helping you in your career in these sectors, so please send a copy of your CV to us. If you know of other people who are currently looking for a new career in these sectors please feel free to refer them to us.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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