Junior Accountant

London, City of London
£25000 - £35000 per annum
23 Oct 2020
29 Oct 2020
JN -102020-1237124
Charlie Wilson
Job role
Contract type
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.


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.


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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