Accounts Semi-Senior - Friendly Local Firm

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
London, Kingston upon Thames
Salary
£22000 - £31000 per annum
Posted
22 Sep 2020
Closes
29 Sep 2020
Ref
14104473/001
Contact
Joseph Potter
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

A Semi Senior Accountant position in Kingston. This firm is ideal for someone who wants a friendly and supportive firm; with access to study support, working with clients from a variety of different industries.

Client Details

Our client is an accountancy, audit and business advisory firm based in Kingston, providing integrated advice and solutions to help businesses navigate a changing world. They are a growing accountancy firm that has a well-established brand with multiple offices and give excellent service to a variety of clients.

Description

As a semi senior accountant, you will be required to:

  • Prepare financial statements for limited companies and sole traders from trial balance stage and incomplete records
  • Assist and carry out statutory audits covering audit planning, fieldwork and completion
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with new and existing clients
  • Work and liaise with other members within the audit and accounts team
  • Preparation, review and presentation of client management information as required
  • Calculation and filing of some client VAT returns as required
  • Addressing and discussing with clients any technical accounting issues identified during the course of client work
  • Developing junior assistants in the team by on the job training and helping with their work

Profile

  • Ideal candidate will be studying towards the ACCA qualification with at least 18 months' experience of working within an accountancy firm.
  • Ideally part-qualified or qualified in ACCA and undertaken a semi senior accountant role before
  • Understanding and experience of audits beneficial
  • Technically capable of producing statutory financial statements and management information to a high standard
  • Experience of calculating and submitting client VAT returns
  • Experience of calculating and submitting corporation tax and PAYE returns beneficial
  • Strong IT skills inclusive of Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Knowledge of accounting systems such as Sage, Iris, QuickBooks, Xero, CCH Central (not all required but more is beneficial)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal to facilitate extensive client relationship development
  • Ambitious and persistent, self-motivated and able to work to targets
  • No audit experience required!

Job Offer

Salary circa £22,000 - £31,000 depending on experience, qualification status and study requirements

Full study support provided if required

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