Part Time Management Accountant

London, UK
£32,000 per annum
18 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2019
My client is a rapidly growing bookkeeping, VAT and Management Accounts bureau providing an excellent service to a varied client base for over 25 years.

They're looking for a bookkeeper/management accountant to join their team in a busy office in Finchley.

The Role

Key Responsibilities:

• Planning and review of Bookkeeping, VAT Returns & Management Accounts prepared by others and provide feedback for corrections (this will be a core part of the role).
• Preparation and submission of VAT Returns and EC Sales Lists
• Period end adjustments and preparation of Management Accounts
• Managing a portfolio of 25-30 clients ranging in size with whom you will have constant verbal and email communication
• Training of clients on how to maintain their own books and records using online bookkeeping systems like XERO

Key Knowledge:

• Ability to review the VAT Returns and Management Accounts prepared by others, and provide feedback for corrections (this will be a core part of your role).
• Strong working knowledge of double entry accounting (this is extremely important-we go far beyond the ‘data processing’, and a short test on double-entry accounting and analytical review will be given at interview).
• Good understanding of VAT rules and regulations.
• Good working knowledge of accounting packages (Xero, Quickbooks online, SAGE, although some training will be provided on the online packages).
• Excellent Excel skills.
• Ability to develop accounting and business systems.
• Fully I.T literate.

Key experience:

• Have at least 3 years relevant work experience.
• Preferably have worked in a practice environment (although not essential)

Key attributes:

• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal-there will be a written test at interview.
• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
• Have a ‘can do’ attitude.
• Be willing to work some overtime hours during our busy periods (April, July, October and January).

Other requirements:
• Live within 1 hour travel from our offices

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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