Practice Accountant

Location
Stanmore
Salary
£36000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
05 Dec 2018
Closes
02 Jan 2019
Ref
00089710
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Accountancy
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity for a qualified or qualified through experience accountant to work for a small and growing accounting firm in Stanmore, Middlesex.

Ideally with at least 5 years practice experience and has supervised junior members of staff. Suited to a local person who is looking to settle into a growing firm close to home.

THE ROLE:
- Preparing financial statements for limited companies, LLP's, partnerships and sole traders from trial balance stage and incomplete records.
- Preparation of the tax computations and returns.
- Review of Annual accounts, Vat returns, EC Sales, Management accounts, Management reports.
- Strong communicating with clients to build rapport and to ensure queries are resolved satisfactorily.
- Manage and motivate junior staff, allocating them work and helping them to develop.
- Preparing periodic accounts on time, budgets and reviews, and financial forecasts.
- Active adherence to planning, monitoring and completion of jobs.

This role is perfect for a qualified accountant looking for a settled position which will cover looking after a number of clients, who is well-structured, professional, and works well both in a team and on their own.

TYPES OF CLIENTS:
Mainly SME's in the UK with many personal tax returns.

REQUIREMENTS:
- A qualified accountant or qualified through experience, minimum 5 years' experience
- Available to start within the next 4 to 6 weeks

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
- Smart, friendly and a good communicator
- Has experience of working on multiple clients simultaneously
- Has previous experience of supervising and motivating junior members of staff
- Has the ability to deliver under pressure
- Demonstrates good written and verbal communication
- Is flexible to travel in and around London (to meet clients at either their site or their Mayfair office)
- Competent user of Xero and can assist clients with the migration onto Xero
- Works well both in a team and on their own

SOFTWARE: Excel, Xero, Outlook, Taxfiler, Taxcalc and Payroll Manager.

Potential to progress to Senior Manager/Partner in 3 to 5 years

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