Responsibilities will include :
Year-end accounts preparation, including preparing the financial statements and associated disclosures, ensuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with UK GAAP requirements and companies act 2006.
Preparation of Periodic Management Accounts
Reviewing day to day bookkeeping
Preparation, review & submission of UK VAT returns
Preparation, review & submission of Payroll
Preparation & submission of corporation tax returns, self-assessment tax returns and partnership tax returns.
Resolving queries directly with clients
Interrogation of the General Ledger (GL) to ensure the integrity of the accounts, including highlighting issues and dealing with them appropriately.
Ensuring all transactions are properly recorded, including ensuring the timely completeness of all transactions.
Identifying process improvement opportunities and recommending solutions, including following through to ensure that recommended solutions are fully and properly implemented.
To maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses, and to fulfil any development or training requirements.
To be involved in any other administrative departmental and office issues as deemed appropriate
Have excellent communication skills and can work under pressure.
Supervising a junior member of staff and delegating the assignments
Provide training to other team members when needed.
An ACCA / CA qualified Accountant to deal with our UK based clients.
Minimum 5 years of proven experience in accounts and tax gained with UK based clients and should be able to demonstrate the UK tax and companies’ laws knowledge.
Work experience in UK accounting practices - candidates with experience in industry only will not be considered
An analytical mind
Good communication skills both written and verbal
A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data
Deadline-orientated and an ability to stick to time constraints
Be able to work on cloud based software e.g. Xero, QuickBooks, SAGE, TaxCalc, Brightpay, MS Office and Taxfiler.
Team player and demonstrate leadership skills
Key Performing Measures
Delivery of high-quality financial statements, tax returns and overall service to clients
Deadlines are met
Adherence to the firm’s procedures
Flexibility towards hours of work and tasks performed including assisting other staff e.g. dealing with urgent tasks at short notice when required
To keep confidential any information obtained concerning the business affairs of the Firm, its staff and clients
Portray the Firm in a professional manner through appearance, conduct and attitude
Market competitive package
Analytical Skills Communication Skills