Senior Accountant

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Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom
GBP 15.38 - 17.30 per hour
23 Feb 2021
26 Feb 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

Senior Accountant

An exciting position has become available for a fulltime Senior Accountant to join a friendly team based in Gravesend. The successful candidate will earn £32,000-£36,000 pa. Hours of work will be 9am - 5.30pm As an experienced Accountant, your role will be to undertake accounts' tasks, answer client queries and assist the Partners and managers to provide a first-class service to clients.

Therefore, you will need to be experienced and proficient in accounts and tax work within an accountancy practice setting; able to work with minimal supervision; possess excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills; and be able to utilise technology to manage workload efficiently.

Role Requirements
  • Be self-disciplined and motivated
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills - ability to build rapport effectively and professionally with colleagues, clients, and external contacts
  • Be able to prioritise and effectively manage a varied workload to ensure deadlines are met consistently
  • Have excellent written communication skills - especially in composing letters to clients and HMRC
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Be able to learn new software applications quickly
  • Have experience of using Xero, QuickBooks, Sage and MS Office
  • Have more than 4 years' experience within an Accountancy Practice
  • Possess ability to take initiative and think strategically
  • Be ACCA/ICAEW qualified

Role Responsibilities
  • Coordination, preparation, and submission of annual accounts for sole-traders, partnerships and companies
  • Preparation and submission of CT600, SATR, VAT Returns
  • Preparation of SATR to include Land and Property Pages, Foreign, Residence & Remittance and Capital Gains Summary Pages
  • Computing Income Tax, CGT, NI and CIS liabilities and advising clients accordingly
  • Resolving accounts and tax queries and administering general correspondence from clients, HMRC and other external organisations/individuals
  • Preparing and issuing quotes for new accounts and tax related services
  • Onboarding new clients and completing due diligence procedures
  • Preparing and issuing invoices to clients
  • Other duties commensurate with position


Our client is a rapidly growing firm of professional accountants providing accounts, tax and business advice services to micro, small and medium sized businesses. The company's core business principles of delivering excellent quality of service, exceeding clients' expectations and empowering their people to perform, have helped them grow predominantly through client referrals.

Why should you apply?
  • To join a fantastic company
  • To become part of a great team
  • To showcase your knowledge and skill set

If you're the ideal candidate our client is looking for, please send your CV by clicking the APPLY button

Keywords: Senior Accountant, HMRC, SATR, Income Tax, CGT, NI, CIS liabilities, Xero, QuickBooks, Sage, MS Office, ACCA/ICAEW, Accountancy Practice

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