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Senior Client Accountant - Practice Accountants

Hays Senior Finance
England, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
GBP45000.00 - GBP50000.00 per annum
Closing date
28 Feb 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Accounts and Tax Client Manager job opportunity at a Milton Keynes Accountancy firm

This is an ambitious firm in Milton Keynes looking to continue their expansion by bringing in a talented Accountant to manage key clients and a small team whilst the Partner expands the business.
They have expanded rapidly over the last four years with consistent growth and new clients joining their already impressive portfolio. You will play a key part in the future expansion, taking on some of the partner's workload whilst they go out to win new business. The client base is both locally focused as well as nationwide.
You will deal with and manage a portfolio of Small and Medium-sized clients, and manage the existing team on a day to day basis. It is expected you will have strong technical knowledge and an ability to communicate with those at multiple levels including Directors and on-site finance.
You MUST have 4+ years of recent exposure to Public Practice.
Responsible for:

  • Client and Portfolio management
  • Preparation of Accounts, Tax returns, VAT and Tax advisory
  • Supervising the team and delegation of tasks
  • Reviews of accounts
  • Preparation of year-end accounts for limited companies, rental accounts, sole traders, and partnerships.
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Liaison with the HMRC

Required Attributes:

  • Four or more years of exposure in Public Practice
  • FRS 102 and 105 exposure is critical
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Knowledge of multiple accounting systems such as IRIS, Xero and QuickBooks.
  • Personable and able to work as part of a team.
  • ACCA or ACA qualified

Salary at market rate and dependant on experience.

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