Senior Accountant

SJD Accountancy
£28,000 per annum
12 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Accountant needed for our Birmingham City Practice. An opportunity has arisen at the UK largest and award winning accountancy practice for Ltd Companies, Freelances and Contractors.

As the Senior Accountant you will be working in a new team within the business dealing with more complex client accounts. Playing a pivotal role you will be responsible for mentoring and guiding Trainee Accountants and Accountants as well as being the main Senior Accountant providing advice on the latest TAX and VAT issues and deputising for the Team Manager.

Role and Responsibilities:

To manage a portfolio of clients effectively and efficiently ensuring that the service we provide achieves the client expectations. You will assist and support the Team Manager in the training, technical support and quality control for the team.

  • The completion of year-end accounts, CT600, and Corporation Tax computations.
  • Completion of Self-Assessment Tax Returns.
  • Co-ordination and management of payroll, VAT, and administration duties.
  • Meet deadlines for VAT, Payroll, Statutory Accounts and Tax Returns.
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients.
  • Taking on and managing new clients.
  • Growing the business through referrals.
  • Offer bespoke accountancy, taxation and tax planning advice.
  • Advise clients in relation to IR35 and the associated implications of this legislation.
  • Manage the client relationship whilst building a strong rapport and developing client loyalty.
  • Training, coaching and mentoring of colleagues.
  • Supporting team members with more complex accounting scenarios

Qualifications Requirements

  • Either ACCA or AAT qualified or close to completion.
  • Must have experience of working in an Accountancy Practice
  • Good communications skills
  • Able to mentor and guide other Accountants