Senior Accountant – ACA/ACCA – Essex Accountancy Practice Ref: 14614

£35,000 - £50,000 DOE Plus Benefits

We are Chartered Certified Accountants based in Essex and are seeking a General Practice Accountant. We have a wide and varied client base within numerous industries and business entities. The ideal candidate will be an ambitious ACCA/ACA qualified accountant, wanting to progress with their career.

Role Info:

Senior Accountant
Ilford, Essex
£35,000 – £50,000 DOE
Plus Work-Placed Pension Scheme, Medical Insurance (after 1 year)

The Senior Accountant Role:

The successful candidate is likely to have at least 2-5 years of previous experience gained within a general accountancy practice where they have carried out a varied range of tasks, including accounts preparation, VAT returns, tax computations and possibly audit.

This role can be an excellent opportunity for an accountant that wants to further their career within a practice that is oriented towards staff growth and progression.

The Requires:

+ Preparing working papers and annual accounts for sole traders, Solicitors, Charities and owner managed SMEs.
+ Preparing statutory accounts in accordance with UK FRS 105 and FRS 102A.
+ Preparing corporation tax returns for our clients with small-sized companies.
+ Reviewing accounts prepared by other staff and finalising them.
+ Reviewing VAT returns and submissions under MTD.
+ Communicating and maintaining strong client relationships.
+ Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients.
+ Supervising a team of accountants and training staff as appropriate.
+ HMRC compliance.
+ Telephone and face to face liaison with clients including onsite visits.

Person Specification:

+ ACA/ACCA level qualified or Qualified by experience within a general public practice setting.
+ Previous experience in a similar position in a practice background is a must.
+ Work confidently with various systems and accounting software such as QuickBooks, Xero, Iris and TaxCalc.
+ Up to date with financial and tax regulations.
+ Quality assurance and customer care.
+ Effective business communication and team working spirit.
+ 2-5 years of experience working within an accountancy firm.
+ Good oral/written English skills
+ Audit experience would be preferable.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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