Ellacotts LLP

Accounts Senior

Ellacotts LLP
Kettering, Northamptonshire (GB)
£35,000.00 to £42,000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, flex bens, Flexible working etc.
09 Nov 2022
09 Dec 2022
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The Purpose of the role: 

We are looking for an enthusiastic qualified or part-qualified accountant to join our growing services team.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Taking responsibility and ownership of your own work and deadline management.  This feeds into the budgets on compliance work.  Constant communication is essential.
  • Take responsibility as “Lead staff” for a small portfolio of clients, being their day to day point of contact and ensuring the work runs smoothly, being a key link between manager and client and identifying additional work that can be billed.
  • Preparation and review of accounts, VAT returns and tax computations from client records, for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.
  • Assisting clients with their financial record keeping, which is increasingly moving to Cloud-based solutions.
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns, personal tax returns, capital gains tax computations, IHT and other specific actions where necessary (additional training will be provided if needed).
  • Involvement in networking and business generation under the guidance of more senior team members.
  • Supporting managers and partners as part of a focussed client service team, which will include responding to client queries in a professional and timely manner and assisting with ad-hoc advisory work.
  • Training and mentoring junior members of the team.

The Benefits

The true benefit for working with Ellacotts is the culture and values driven environment, which promotes sustainable development for all our talented people. This has generated fantastic careers from trainee to partner and everything in between.

We also offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contribution
  • 23 days’ holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays (increasing with service)
  • Use of our benefits platform
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working Structure: Flex-e
  • Private Medical Insurance, provided by Vitality
  • Medical Cash Plan, provided by Health Shield
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Electric car scheme (salary sacrifice)
  • Enhanced Maternity

Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge we’re looking for: 

  • ACA / ACCA fully or part-qualified, or AAT qualified (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience of preparing accounts and related business tax computations
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to learn and consider the bigger picture
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills

Job Requirements

  • Live within commuting distance of Kettering
  • Work outside normal hours as required

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