Practice Accountant

5 days left

Recruiter
Get Staffed
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£24000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted
01 Sep 2021
Closes
29 Sep 2021
Ref
BAP-3635
Contact
Get Staffed
Job Title
Accountant
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Practice Accountant - Work 4 days, get paid for 5!

Our clients are the largest network of accountants who focus their accountancy skills specifically on small businesses and taxpayers needing a tax return in the UK. They specialise in providing accountancy services, tax returns, payroll, bookkeeping, tax savings and tax advice to small businesses and individuals.

The company has established a new practice in the Slateford area of Edinburgh, and they are seeking a practice accountant to support the growth and development of the business.

You will work closely with your clients and will be taking a leading role in the preparation of accounts and tax work. Our unique shop fronted office environments foster great opportunities to get to know your clients face to face in a relaxed setting.

The key duties of the post are as follows:

  • Preparation and review of Accounts for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies
  • Preparation and review of Self-Assessment Tax Returns for Sole Traders, Rental Property Income, Individuals and Partnerships
  • Preparation of Corporation Tax Computations for Limited Companies
  • Preparation, review and submission of VAT Returns
  • Manage CIS return preparations and submissions for allocated Clients
  • Provision of client-focused support including client meetings
  • Communicate and liaise verbally and in writing between clients/visitors/enquirers and staff and interpret and respond clearly and effectively to spoken requests over the phone or in person, and to verbal or written instructions
  • Manage, organise and update relevant data using database applications
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public
  • Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures
  • Adhere to procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment and materials for which the role has responsibility

Ideal candidate experience requirements:

  • ACCA/ICAS/ICAEW qualified or equivalent
  • Or qualified by experience (Min 5 years practice experience). QBE also considered
  • Recent and relevant experience in a practice environment
  • Current working knowledge of UK tax laws and accounting standards applicable to small business
  • Strong knowledge of computerised accounting systems
  • Genuine desire to be a trusted advisor to small business clients
  • Conscientious, committed and reliable
  • Able to work to tight deadlines without compromising the quality of your work

You must have a “can do” attitude and be able to work independently with appropriate support. You should be proactive, motivated and willing to learn, with a problem-solving attitude. You will be confident in engaging with clients to build a rapport and offer solutions and direction.

In return our client offers:

  • Salary of £24,000 - £30,000 DoE
  • 4 day working week, 8.30am - 5.30pm ( other flexible working options considered)
  • 5 weeks holiday per year plus Christmas week
  • Company pension scheme
  • In-house training programme and ongoing CPD
  • Employee assistance programme - Health Assured

This is an important position for our client and an excellent opportunity to join a market-leading organisation in a key role where you will be able to in?uence its future success.

Please apply now via our client’s dedicated online recruitment process, which also includes a couple of assessments, but should take you no longer that 15-20 minutes to complete.

Good luck!

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