Senior Accountant

Page Personnel Finance
Edinburgh Technopole, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Responsible for the effective and efficient management of a portfolio of clients; ensuring that the service provided achieves the company and client expectations.

Client Details

One of UK's most successful professional services companies


Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The completion of year-end accounts, CT600, and Corporation Tax computations
  • Completion of Self-Assessment Tax Returns
  • Co-ordination and management of payroll, VAT, and administration duties
  • Meet statutory deadlines for VAT, Payroll, Statutory Accounts, Company and Self-Assessment Tax Returns
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients
  • Taking on and managing new clients
  • Growing the business through referrals
  • Offer bespoke accountancy, taxation and tax planning advice
  • Advise clients in relation to IR35 and the associated implications of this legislation
  • Respond to client enquiries in line with the company guarantee policy
  • Manage the client relationship whilst building a strong rapport and developing client loyalty
  • Training, coaching and mentoring of colleagues
  • Quality control and file reviews of colleagues
  • Supporting team members with more complex accounting scenarios
  • Support the team, and Team Manager, to continuously deliver the agreed level of service


Skills and Experience:
  • Experience within an accountancy practice
  • Previously been responsible for managing a portfolio of clients
  • Part-qualified/Qualified accountant (ACCA/ATT) or equivalent commercial experience
  • Knowledge of revenue guidelines
  • Knowledge of investment properties, buy to lets, share dealing accounts
  • Experience of mentoring junior team members
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with accuracy and an attention to detail
  • A Knowledge of IRIS software packages is highly desirable

Job Offer

Benefits Include:
  • Study support towards AAT/ACCA qualifications if required
  • Remote working initially
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