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Snr Accountant

Posted 7 September 2017 by Halliday Marx Easy Apply Featured Ended

Growing Accounting Consultancy (servicing the recruitment industry) is looking for an experienced and qualified Financial Accountant to join its Finance team.

Reporting to the firm's Partners in a team of 14 duties will include:

  • Being responsible for a large portfolio of clients
  • Preparing annual accounts - under the FCSA regulations
  • Preparing Corporation Tax computations
  • Dealing with accounts queries
  • Interpreting accounts to clients if figures need explanation
  • Processing final accounts
  • Submitting annual accounts & CT600s to HMRC via iXBRL
  • Contacting HMRC if a problem arises whilst reconciling VAT, PAYE/NICs etc.
  • Personal Tax computations and support to clients
  • Preparing personal self-assessment tax returns
  • Dealing with tax queries and providing tax advice


  • Hold an accounting or tax qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CTA)
  • Full membership to an accountancy or tax professional body
  • Knowledge of FCSA desirable
  • Excellent academic record with at least five GCSEs or equivalent, including A-B grades in Mathematics and English
  • General computer and software skills and good use of Microsoft packages (in particular Excel) is essential
  • Knowledge of cloud based accountancy and/or payroll software is essential
  • Proven practice and industry experience essential
  • Proven team leader and practice management experience highly preferable
  • Accountancy, tax and payroll experience is essential
  • Excellent level of literacy, numeracy, communication skills, analytical skills, telephone manner and commercial judgement
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Friendly and outgoing personality with a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Hard working, diligent, consciousness and responsible
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise tasks to a high level of detail in a faced-paced environment

Reference: 32061541

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