PQ Accountant

Recruiter
Kingsgate Recruitment Ltd
Location
Leatherhead, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1222741196
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accountant required for Award Winning firm specialising in helping businesses with their tax planning. We are looking for an AAT or PQ ACCA with a working knowledge of IRIS. Xero would also be highly advantageous.

Duties:
  • Prepare/Review accounts from client's records for companies, partnerships and sole traders
  • Prepare/Review quarterly VAT returns, mainly for limited companies - including VAT accounting or Flat Rate Scheme. This involves working with spreadsheets, Sage or Cloud based software, in particular Xero
  • Prepare/Review business tax computations to identify the taxable business profits, including correctly claiming tax relief on fixed assets
  • Draft/Review covering letters enclosing accounts and business tax computations to clients
  • Draft/Review supporting paperwork to go with a set of accounts
  • Tax planning regarding extraction of funds from a company in the most tax efficient manner. In particular, working out the optimum amount of dividends that can be taken, often between couples without triggering higher rate tax.
  • Deal with clients directly to resolve any issues or queries.
  • Prepare invoices and renew fixed price agreements
  • Keep a record of the profit /loss made on each assignment/client
  • Update the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system
  • Review electronic in-tray and deal with tasks/post-in as necessary

To be considered:
  • AAT or PQ ACCA qualified
  • Previous experience in a small or medium sized firm of accountants with experience preparing/reviewing accounts from client's final records
  • Excellent client facing & interpersonal skills
  • Good attention to detail is essential
  • Quick to learn & keen to progress to more complex tasks as knowledge and experience
  • Will fit in well within the team
  • Excellent leadership traits with some experience of training and/or supervising/managing others
  • Ability to prioritise and work independently

Your application will be passed to our team of recruitment consultants and should your skills and experience match the recruitment needs of our client, we will forward your CV to them so they can consider whether or not your application is suitable for this vacancy. By submitting your CV to us, you are giving your consent to us to use your details for this express purpose.

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to every unsuccessful applicant, therefore if you do not hear from us within 10 days of your application please be aware that in this instance the Client has chosen not to pursue your application for this position.

Kingsgate Recruitment do not discriminate on grounds of Disability, Race, Age, Gender, Creed or Sexual Orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation

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