ACA Qualified Accountant

Dixon Wilson
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
08 Jun 2022
06 Jul 2022
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Full Time

Dixon Wilson provides accountancy, audit and tax services and strategic advice to private clients, companies, entrepreneurs and their businesses. At the core of the practice is a very personal, high level service to our clients. We provide our staff with the training and support necessary in order to achieve this. The culture of the firm is friendly and down to earth. Many of the Partners trained here and many staff have dedicated their professional careers to Dixon Wilson. We have a total staff complement of 165 people including 14 Partners, across 2 offices, located in London and Paris.

A varied and interesting opportunity has arisen in the London office (located in Chancery Lane).

The Role

Working in one of the Firm’s four multi-disciplinary workgroups, the individual will be responsible for a diverse portfolio of clients, both private and corporate and will provide advice over a broad spectrum of services including, accounting, tax, trusts and audits. There will be the opportunity to have regular client contact and to work closely with a number of Partners.

The role will encompass the following:

  • Managing all aspects of their allocated client portfolio; including planning, the execution of the work, drafting of correspondence and billing. The work will include the requisite elements of the work from start to completion on accounting (not limited to statutory accounts and VAT returns, general book keeping), tax, trusts, audit and may include payroll.
  • Planning work and allocating appropriate resources to ensure that work is completed in a timely manner and to a high standard; reviewing work and giving feedback to junior staff.
  • Acting as the main point of contact for the clients in the portfolio and corresponding with them in the most appropriate way.
  • Dealing with the HMRC, investment managers, lawyers and other third parties.
  • Assisting with other ad hoc assignments in relation to the financial affairs of clients.
  • Assisting with marketing the firm and attending networking events with co-professionals, as appropriate.

Candidate Requirements:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified (ideally with first time passes) and a good academic record, 1 years+ post qualification;
  • A strong general accountancy background, including personal tax. Experience of trusts and estates would be an advantageous;
  • Effective client handling/service skills
  • Confidence in dealing with the HMRC, bankers and investment managers.
  • Able to take responsibility and ‘own’ assignments and use initiative and flair;
  • Experienced in coaching and delegating to staff and able to organise and review the work of junior staff,
  • Strong communication skills so that you are able to deal with clients verbally or in writing.
  • Flexible working attitude. Must be able to work on a number of clients’ affairs at the same time.
  • Organised and methodical approach
  • Good IT skills – including proficient use of Excel and Word

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