Accountant

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Location
Central London
Salary
£30,000 - £40,000
Posted
22 Oct 2018
Closes
22 Nov 2018
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Note: Experience in practice is essential

Report to: Director

Location: London, UK

Job Purpose: To manage a portfolio of accounting and tax clients to ensure they are compliant with statutory requirements, to assist them with internal management reporting processes and to advise on ways to minimise their tax liabilities.

Key activities include but are not solely limited to:

  • To manage a portfolio of clients to ensure their companies’ accounts and corporation tax returns are prepared accurately and promptly
  • To ensure that all clients are notified in good time of their tax payment due
  • To identify tax planning opportunities
  • To assist with management reporting process by preparing management reports, making journal entries, processing sales and purchase invoices, bank reconciliation, etc
  • To assist with FCA reporting for clients in the banking industry
  • To manage a portfolio of personal clients to ensure their tax returns are prepared accurately, and that they are promptly informed of their self-assessment liabilities
  • To liaise with HMRC
  • To advise clients on a wide range of tax-related issues, such as CGT, Entrepreneurs’ Relief, IHT, residency issues, etc
  • To communicate and hold meetings with potential clients and agents
  • Review work of junior staff
  • Training junior staff
  • Management of team personnel and workflow

Knowledge and skills required:

  • ACCA qualified
  • Extensive accounting experience in Practice essential
  • Proficient use of Sage, Digita or other similar accounting and tax software
  • Methodical and rigorous in approach, balancing the commercial viewpoint with accuracy and attention to details at all times
  • Ability to prioritise, and work under pressure when need to meet deadlines
  • Able to take initiatives and have good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interact positively with a broad range of people
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral with a proven ability to communicate effectively with senior management and non-finance personnel
  • Ability to achieve individual Key Performance Indicators
  • Ability to provide added value services to customers

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