Senior Accountant, Business Outsourcing, part or full-time

Recruiter
Ten2Two Ltd
Location
Bristol, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Oct 2019
Closes
16 Oct 2019
Ref
1252005298
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company

For over a century, this company has provided investment management, accountancy, tax, corporate and financial advisory services to private clients, corporates, professional practices, and non-profit organisations. With 13 offices in the UK and Ireland, 1,800 people and an international capability in over 100 countries.

Job description

This role will be based in the Business Outsourcing team. This team provides a range of business services to a diverse client base ranging from small businesses and start-ups to substantial international groups, with turnovers ranging from £5 million to £250 million.

The successful candidate will manage department resources, work closely with other departments to ensure close liaison on client affairs and assist in administration tasks to ensure a smooth running of the department.

Key responsibilities

• Client Portfolio - ensure that clients receive an efficient and proactive service and client expectations are exceeded.
• Produce management and statutory accounts, including related services, and setting budgets - awareness of commercial aspects of clients’ business. Arrangement of timetable, booking of staff, planning and completion of management accounts, statutory accounts, VAT returns and other related assignments.
• Business Development - attending networking events and building up a client portfolio.
• Department Administration - monitoring of billing/lock-up and staffing levels.
• Training and development of team.
• Ensure WIP provisioning is kept up to date on a monthly basis as considered appropriate.
• Review Management accounts and unaudited statutory accounts prepared by members in the team.

Candidate Profile

• Strong academic history.
• Qualified accountant (ACA, CA, ACCA).
• Experience of working in a top accountancy firm.
• Significant experience of management accounts, statutory accounts and VAT returns gained within an accountancy practice.
• Experience of working with entrepreneurial, OMB and SME clients.
• Appetite for business development activities such as targeting, preparation of proposal documents, proposal presentations and attendance of networking events.
• Demonstrable working knowledge of accounting standards.
• Demonstrable working knowledge of technical VAT compliance areas such as: partial exemption, cash accounting scheme, application of the reverse charge rules and EC Sales List requirements.
• Strong communication skills.
• Previous experience of people management and recruiting junior staff.
• Experience of managing costs and budgets
• Proficient user of cloud-based accounting systems.
• Skilled in the use of Caseware and Caseware Cloud (or similar).
• Experienced in the use of larger accounting packages such as Opera and Navision.
• An overview knowledge of company secretarial compliance and basic payroll compliance requirements for smaller entities.

Location & Hours

This role is office based in the centre of Bristol. Part or full-time offered. Minimum of 3 days per week (or equivalent hours spread across the week) up to full-time.

Salary and Benefits
Attractive salary and benefits. Salary dependent on experience.

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