Practice Accountant

Recruiter
Mature Accountants ltd
Location
Scunthorpe, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jul 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1222813755
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a great opportunity for an experienced practice accountant with a strong practice background to work for an expanding Accountant's firm in Scunthorpe, who utilise up to date technology and have an ethos of working together as a team. A competitive salary is available dependant on experience.

This position is advertised as permanent full-time but flexibility in working hours or significant part-time will be considered.

Primary responsibilities
  • Preparation and review of financial statements from manual or computerised records for all types of entities.
  • Taxation computation preparation review and online filing for all types of entities.
  • The audit of client accounts with a view to presenting a Partner with an audit file for review and completion
  • Client financial and management accounting.
  • Entry of time and billing and practice management software modules.
  • Client liaison and business development.
  • Mentoring and guiding junior staff and clients.
  • Assist in Credit control and agreement of client billing arrangements and methods of payment.
  • Assist in Identification, Implementation and driving KPIs to optimise performance internally
  • Migrating clients onto standardised bookkeeping systems and procedures
  • Help preparing the business to scale (standardise and formalise systems and procedures)
  • Harness technology to improve efficiencies and customer experience

·Attend monthly practice management meetings.

Candidate Profile
  • The successful candidate will likely be ACA/ACCA part/ qualified or with demonstrable accountancy practice experience.
  • Able to autonomously prepare draft financial accounts of all types of entities to a final draft with all minor queries resolved.
  • The successful candidate will be able to prepare draft taxation computations of all types of entities to a final draft with all minor queries resolved.
  • IT literate - good knowledge of accountancy practice software, Word and Excel. Also, knowledge and use of business software such as Sage, Xero, QuickBooks, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills coupled with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to meet strict deadlines; ability to work under pressure and on own initiative.

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