Qualified Client Accountant

London (Central), London (Greater)
£33,000 (Negotiable) + benefits
12 Oct 2018
12 Nov 2018
Job role
Contract type
Full time

Qualified Client Accountant - Job Description


  • Processing monthly and quarterly book-keeping transactions
  • Preparing timely and accurate detailed monthly or quarterly management accounts with reconciling schedules in client requested formats
  • Preparing timely and accurate statutory accounts with disclosure notes in accordance with UK GAAP or IFRS and Companies Act.
  • Regular and prompt correspondence with clients via emails/telephone calls/meetings regarding various accounting queries
  • Managing client bank accounts, setting up payments and providing regular balance reports
  • Compiling year-end audit information on behalf of clients and liaising with clients’ auditors
  • Compiling and filing VAT returns for clients
  • Producing  iXBRL tagged  accounts for corporation tax filing purposes
  • Liaising with the tax department for any corporation tax related issues
  • Liaising with H M Revenue & Customs on  any issues that may arise
  • Training, supervising and reviewing work of junior staff
  • Meeting the required deadlines and ability to multi-task on various assignments
  • Drafting management accounts and year-end accounts notes/processes for new and existing clients
  • Extensive experience using cloud accounting software (mainly Quickbooks Online and Xero)
  • Extensive experience using CCH Accounts Production Software
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision and meet deadlines


  • Processing various clients’ payrolls from initiation to completion.
  • Submission of timely RTI information to HMRC
  • Reviewing payroll data entry
  • Processing new starters and leavers, including termination payments and payments after leaving
  • End of year processes, producing P60s and filing with HMRC
  • Dealing with employee benefits and producing  P11D and P11D(b) forms for submission to HMRC
  • Dealing with ad-hoc payroll duties
  • Liaising with HMRC regarding any queries
  • Excellent knowledge of various statutory leaves (SMP, SPP, SSP etc.)
  • Advising clients on various on-going developments and issues surrounding payroll taxes
  • Excellent knowledge of Pension Auto Enrolment and various eligibility criteria
  • Uploading pension files in required formats to Pension Providers
  • Bank administration (e.g. setting up salary payments to employees, HMRC PAYE payment, preparing/reviewing cash logs etc.)
  • General payroll administration duties (e.g. ordering payslips)
  • Drafting and updating payroll procedures and processes for new and existing clients
  • Extensive experience using IRIS Payroll Professional software
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision and meet the required payroll deadlines

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