Senior Accountant, Business Solutions - Cheltenham

Highly competitive salary and flexible benefits
28 May 2024
28 Jun 2024
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Qualified accountant
Senior Accountant, Business Solutions - Cheltenham

About Crowe

Crowe is a leading national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm with global reach and local expertise. We are an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the top 10 accounting networks in the world, with access to more than 40,000 people in 150 countries and across 798 offices globally.

Our vision is to be recognised as essential to the future success of our clients by helping them to answer tomorrow’s questions, and make smart decisions that have lasting value through the highest quality audit, tax, advisory and risk services.

Crowe is where talented people can realise their potential, are successful and enjoy what they do by making a positive difference to our clients, communities and each other.

At Crowe, our aim is to create a community where regardless of gender, identity, sexuality, race, ethnicity, education or background, everyone is valued, can flourish and achieve their full potential.

About the role;

You will be responsible for ensuring clients’ needs are met in a timely and effective manner whilst ensuring all opportunities for added value are identified.

  • Assisting in the preparation of more complex statutory accounts and review of disclosures under a range of accounting frameworks, including FRS102 and IFRS
  • Assist with the review of statutory accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.
  • Assisting with the preparation, review and submission of VAT and employer taxes i.e., P11D and PSA
  • Assisting in the preparation or review of monthly/quarterly management reports for a range of clients
  • Preparation of integrated cash flow forecasts
  • Review of bookkeeping duties using a variety of accounting software e.g. Xero, Sage
  • Preparation or review of corporation tax returns and ad-hoc advice as supported by our tax team.
  • Client relationship building and assisting management with maintenance of client portfolios.
  • Understanding client internal controls and where weaknesses are identified, suggesting improvements
  • Performing on-site assignments/secondments at client’s premises
  • Ensuring completion of assigned areas of work within the time budget and deadlines to the standard set and with a minimum of supervision by the manager
  • Seeking to continuously improve systems and procedures
  • Providing assistance, coaching and mentoring to junior staff as and when required
  • Prioritising your own work and deadlines
  • Being up to date with technical knowledge and changes in the accountancy profession, driving best practice in the team and ensuring the team continues to develop.
  • Monitoring and adhering to deadlines, ensuring client work is completed in line with client expectations.
  • Liaising with the other departments in the firm and having awareness services on offer.

About you;

  • ACCA/ACA Qualified
  • Minimum 2 years of recent experience in an Accountancy Practice Firm
  • Basic knowledge of accounting packages and statutory accounts preparation software (ideally Xero and CaseWare experience)
  • Basic knowledge of UK GAAP, IFRS and FRS 102
  • Strong time management and delegative skills

Why choose Crowe?

At Crowe we understand that it is often the culture and values of a firm that are most important when looking for a new workplace.

Whether you’re working in statutory audit, corporate tax or you’re a marketing or HR specialist, we place our people at the centre of everything that we do; promoting a collaborative, inclusive and friendly culture while remaining passionate about supporting and developing our people as they build their careers. We listen to our people and adapt to their changing needs alongside the needs of our growing business. We invest in our people to help them be the best they can be.

We value new ideas and innovation, and welcome people who are committed to making a difference by delivering excellent services to our people, clients and communities.

At Crowe, you will find the specialist knowledge, the resources and the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career, with continued learning and development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits.

We want to create the best environment for our people to grow and thrive and recognise the importance of offering a flexible approach to our working environment, which we would be happy to discuss with you further.

Crowe is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in recruitment and employment. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our organisation, driving effectiveness in our teams and providing our clients with a quality service.

Entry and progression within the firm is determined solely by the application of objective criteria, personal performance and merit which is supported by a clearly defined career pathway..

Closing Date: 30 June 2024

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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