Senior Accountant

Swindon, Wiltshire
£37-£43k​ per annum
29 Apr 2021
24 Jun 2021
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Accountant


£37-£43k​ per annum


Come and join a rapidly growing Tax and Accountancy Practice in Swindon. 

UK Tax Simplified are a specialist accounts and tax advisory practice for UK property investment and development clients. We genuinely enjoy what we do and gain real satisfaction from helping our clients navigate UK accounting and tax regulations. 

Our team is expanding, and we are now looking for a Senior Accountant help grow the organisation.   

Your responsibilities, as a Senior Accountant will include:  

  • Assisting with the managing of the firm’s portfolio of clients, nurturing long term relationships 
  • Supporting the business owner to meet and manage client expectations  
  • Liaising and meeting with clients to discuss their accounts and tax position 
  • Developing business wide processes and performance regarding accounts and tax production work on a continuous improvement basis 
  • Mentoring, reviewing and approving work of more junior team members 
  • Supervising of the running of monthly payrolls prepared by a more junior team member 
  • Supervising the preparation of quarterly VAT returns and preparing more complexed VAT returns 
  • Preparing more complexed statutory accounts from incomplete records and bookkeeping systems 
  • Preparing more complexed personal and company tax returns 

The role requires the individual to work diligently, confidently and under their own initiative to support a fast paced and varied workload of accounts and taxation services. 

Applicants must: 

  • Qualified ACCA/ACA or qualified by experience with a minimum of 2+ years’ relevant experience in all areas of an accountancy practice 
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Be competent in the responsibilities stated above  
  • Have previous experience of supervising and mentoring other professional colleagues 
  • Demonstrate honesty, integrity and be flexible and adaptable. 
  • Be self-motivated and actively seek new challenges/opportunities to develop yourself and the firm. 
  • Be IT literate with knowledge of various accounting and bookkeeping packages 
  • Knowledge of the property industry is preferred; however, this is not essential as full training will be given. 

As UK Tax Simplified is a start-up business, there is a real opportunity for the right candidate to grow with the business. 

If this Senior Accountant role looks right for you, please apply now for consideration for the position.

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