Junior Accountant

Location
London, City of London
Salary
£25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
23 Oct 2020
Closes
29 Oct 2020
Ref
JN -102020-1237124
Contact
Charlie Wilson
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

My client it looking for an Accountant with at least 18 months' experience within a practice to join it's City based office. 30% of the candidates time will be spent on my clients accounts and 70% will be dedicated to performing accounting duties on their portfolio of UK SME clients.

Client Details

My client is a back office support business for entrepreneurs and SMEs. Their head office is based in the City of London.

Description

As the Accountant you will be responsible for the following:

  • The completion of year-end accounts, CT600, and Corporation Tax computations
  • Completion of Self-Assessment Tax Returns
  • Management of your client's payroll and VAT
  • Meet client's statutory deadlines, such as VAT returns, RTI Submissions, Statutory Accounts, Company and Self-Assessment Tax Returns
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients
  • Research and consulting activities related to the implementation of automation tools to help manage client portfolio.
  • Taking on and managing new clients
  • Building relationships with clients and gain referrals from them to help grow the business
  • Assisting your clients with tax planning, taxation and accountancy advice
  • Advise clients in relation to IR35 and the associated implications of this legislation
  • Respond to client enquiries in line with the company guarantee policy ensuring all clients are responded to the same day
  • Manage the client relationship whilst building a strong rapport and developing client loyalty
  • Training, coaching and mentoring of colleagues
  • Quality control and file reviews of colleagues
  • Supporting team members with more complex accounting scenarios
  • Support the team, and Team Manager, to continuously deliver the agreed level of service
  • Undertake any additional duties your line manager may ask of, within the scope of your role.

Profile

To be considered for this Accountant role you must have the following:

  • Minimum of 18 months' experience within an accountancy practice
  • Previously been responsible for managing a portfolio of clients
  • ACCA / CIMA part qualified accountant essential
  • Knowledge of various accounting software (IRIS, XERO, Quickbooks, etc)
  • Experience of mentoring junior team members
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with accuracy and an attention to detail

Job Offer

  • £30,000 - £40,000
  • Bonus scheme
  • Pension
  • Work from home
  • Flexible working

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