Accounts Senior / Executive

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Maidstone, Kent, England
Salary
GBP32000 - GBP40000 per annum
Posted
16 May 2022
Closes
27 May 2022
Ref
JN -042022-5426684
Contact
Dylan Feehily
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
Hours
Full Time

Michael Page are partnering with a Incredibly successful and well respected, Top 15 Chartered accountancy Practice in Maidstone who are looking to recruit an Accounts Senior / Executive to join the business as a key addition with increasing responsibility and career development on offer, as part of this very successful team.

Client Details

Michael Page are partnering with a Incredibly successful and well respected, Top 15 Chartered accountancy Practice in Maidstone who are looking to recruit an Accounts Senior / Executive to join the business as a key addition with increasing responsibility and career development on offer, as part of this very successful team.

Description

  • Hold a small portfolio of clients for which you will ultimately be responsible for ensuring deadlines are meet (i.e. accounts and corporation tax return filed on time), calling in the books and records and ensuring the work is completed in a timely manner
  • Communicate with clients to resolve accounts queries and become the clients main contact for assistance (managers would be on hand to assist with this as necessary for more complex queries)
  • Complete sets of accounts, working from source documents/records to final accounts stage for reviewed by the appropriate manager or principal (records are mainly via software packages such as Xero, Quickbooks and Sage although occasionally direct from bank statements / invoices provided by client)
  • Work on a wide range of accounts from different industries
  • Effectively manage time to ensure that jobs are finished within budget
  • Produce management accounts monthly and quarterly
  • Preparation of draft corporation tax computations (if appropriate) for review by the corporation tax team
  • Billing of client work (where appropriate)
  • Assist more junior members of staff with queries and training

Profile

  • ACA / ACCA part-qualified (currently studying towards the advanced level exams) or qualified
  • Strong double entry knowledge and skill
  • Strong practical knowledge/experience of accounts preparation applying FRS 102/FRS 102 1A/FRS 105 as appropriate
  • Knowledge of software packages such as Sage, Xero and Quickbooks
  • Knowledge of Caseware to prepare accounts and Alphatax for preparation of corporation tax returns would be beneficial however not essential as relevant training will be given
  • Basic tax knowledge - how to do prepare tax computations, PAYE and VAT reconciliations

Job Offer

  • Salary up to £40k DOE
  • Genuine Work Life balance
  • 33 days holiday Inc. bank holidays, plus the opportunity to buy or sell up to 5 days (28 days on a training contract, with the opportunity to buy 5 days)

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