Salary £25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Location Hemel HempsteadFULL_TIME
Consultant George Grinsted
Date posted 15 May 20192019-05-15 2019-07-14 accountancy Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire GB GBP 25000 35000 35000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.uk
A Practice Accountant is required to join my clients well established and growing Accountancy Practice to undertake a wide range of duties on a full-time basis. They are seeking a qualified or part qualified Accountant with enthusiasm to work in a growing shop-front practice environment and who can work closely with our small business and individual clients to deliver high quality accountancy services. This is an excellent long term opportunity to progress your career working within a small team yet being part of a large successful network.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Preparation, review and submission of limited liability, partnership and sole trader accounts
Preparation, review and submission of VAT returns for all business types to include CIS
Preparation, review and submission of Corporation and Personal Tax returns
Payroll and related services including CIS, RTI, HMRC queries, Pensions.
Ensure client records are obtained and processed in a timely manner
Ensure work is planned and progressed in a timely manner
Respond to client and HMRC queries in a professional manner
Get to know the clients and their businesses so as to become their point of contact for routine matters.
Administrative and other duties within the practice environment
Meet potential clients with a view to signing them on.
Essential skills and Experience
Must have worked within an accountancy practice for 2 years +
Must have good and in-depth working knowledge of an accounting software system such as CCH, TaxCalc or equivalent
Must have up to date tax knowledge
Must have very high level of computer literacy and experience using Advanced Excel, Word, Outlook and other desktop applications
Experience in bookkeeping packages such as QuickBooks, Xero.
Excellent oral and written communication skills to be able to liaise with clients, HMRC and team members
Able to manage and prioritise the workload to ensure that all deadlines are met.
Must have very high level of accuracy
Ability to use own initiative
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
Must be approachable, self-motivated and be able to work without close supervision and be an integral member of the team
Able to work methodically, accurately and neatly
Desire to learn and keep up with tax legislation
First rate listening, grammar, numeracy, comprehension, oral and written communication skills with excellent telephone manner
Able to work as part of a team and with clients
Excellent organisational and record keeping skills
Professional and punctual attitude
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
At least GCSE grades A-C or equivalent in English and Maths
AAT level 4 or higher qualification
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Practice: 2 years (Required)
accounts and tax: 2 years (Required)
A-Level or equivalent (Required)
Professional Accountancy Qualification (Required)
Flexible Working Options Available: