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Senior Accountant

  • Location:

    Newton Abbot, Devon

  • Sector:

    Accountancy and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £27000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Brook Street Birmingham Office

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    BMH/26032_1657616376

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    11/07/2022

  • Startdate:

    18/07/22

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Senior Accountant who will be reporting to the partner, working out of the Newton Abbott office. The firm have enjoyed recent business growth and are looking for someone to join their super friendly team! You will have the opportunity to earn a basic salary between £27,000 - £35,000 per annum.

THE ROLE
The purpose of this role is to be working on a range of clients (sole traders, partnerships and limited companies) to provide a high-quality tax, accountancy and VAT service with a high degree of accuracy.


THE COMPANY
Our client is a Chartered Accountancy practice based in the Southwest. With over a 70-year history they have built an in-depth knowledge of many sectors including agriculture, construction, education, healthcare, professional services and tourism.


TYPICAL
DAILY JOB DUTIES - WHAT WILL YOU BE RESPONSIBLE FOR?

  • Planning, preparing, and reviewing accounts for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies from client records (manual or computerised) for review by manager or reporting partner
  • Sending final accounts to clients.
  • Setting budgets for staff, assisting staff with Accounts completion, and on the job training for junior staff.
  • Preparing and reviewing Tax Returns. Calculating income tax liabilities, and advising clients thereon and good all round tax knowledge
  • Preparing and reviewing Corporation Tax Returns. Calculating corporation tax liabilities and advising clients thereon.
  • Forecasting work.
  • Dealing with everyday correspondence and E Mails.
  • Tax enquiry work as it arises.
  • Managing client portfolio including billing.
  • Preparation of management and financial accounts
  • Production of VAT and Corporate Tax returns
  • Assisting with coaching and developing junior members of the team

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • AAT qualified with at least 1 year recent post qualification experience
  • Or at least 3/4 years working in practice, with experience of accounts preparation, business and corporate tax and ideally personal tax
  • Accounts preparation experience gained from within a fast-paced accountancy practice environment Strong Computer and Spreadsheet Skills
  • Knowledge of accounting software such as Sage, Quickbook or Xero, as well as accounts production software such as CCH
  • Ability to show initiative and work within a team.
  • Ability to build good client relationships
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enable you to build rapport with people at various levels
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage own workload in a timely manner while all the time ensuring we exceed client expectations
  • Supervising more junior members of the team

SALARY

£27,000 - £35,000 per annum

HOURS
Monday - Friday
Flexible working hours 9am - 4pm

***PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU MATCH THE PERSON SPECIFICATION ABOVE ***

PACKAGE AND BENEFITS

  • One day per week working from home
  • Additional service days - ½ day holiday given for each year worked (capped at 25 days)
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Bonus payment for referring clients and staff
  • Training bonuses paid for AAT, ACA and ACCA students
  • Dress Down Friday
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • A social and professional network including local and firm wide events
  • One professional subscription paid per year
  • Enhance maternity leave
  • Wellbeing Team

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Temoor on 07483308306.

***If you have not received a response within 48 hours, unfortunately your cv has not been selected on this occasion***

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