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Junior Accountant

Posted 21 February by Mellis Blue Easy Apply Ended

Leading employer require a individual with experience in practice to join their team in Watford

This would suit someone with previous experience in a firm of accountants looking to take a step up and manage their own portfolio

Main Responsibilities:

  • Will be responsible for managing your own portfolio of clients, the majority will be PSCs.
  • Responding to inbound client queries via telephone/email.
  • Assisting team members where required.
  • Will be responsible for preparing VAT returns and management accounts for a select group of limited company clients.
  • Ensuring all VAT returns and management accounts are prepared within deadlines.
  • Updating IRIS practice management to ensure that all jobs are allocated to team members.
  • Filing on IRIS opendocs.
  • Contacting clients over the phone to ensure they meet their required deadlines.
  • Providing proactive outbound advise to clients both new and existing, including tax planning.
  • Providing technical support to the organisations limited company/umbrella/sales teams.
  • Monitoring clients’ deadlines for VAT/SATR/Year end accounts through internal reporting tools.
  • Assistance with clients’ company payroll.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Experience of working in a practice dealing with small businesses or at least AAT Foundation qualified.
  • Preferable working knowledge of the contracting industry (specifically with regard to IR35 regulations and Managed Service Company legislation)
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Experience in preparing and reviewing accounts limited companies.
  • Experience in calculating tax liabilities & advising clients (Self Assessment / Corporation tax/VAT).
  • Confident with client interaction, in person, written and via telephone.
  • Experience in running a limited company payroll would be beneficial.
  • Good computer skills and basic understanding of accounting practice software.
  • Experience with IRIS and IRIS opendocs preferable but not essential as full training will be provided.
  • Ability to work as part of a team yet self motivated and target driven.

Reference: 34179411

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