Senior Accountant

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Numbers Studio

Brighton, Sussex United Kingdom
Banking
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Would you like to work for a modern, fresh thinking accountancy firm? Are you looking to work with a great portfolio of Clients whilst inspiring and motivating other members of staff? If so, we are looking for a fantastic Senior Accountant to join our fast growing and friendly team.

Working in the heart of Brighton, this is a fantastic opportunity for individuals looking to work closely with businesses, manage their own workload and develop their accounting career. We offer superb technical training and extensive opportunities alongside a competitive salary and benefits package.

Job description

Overall job purpose

To act as an advisor to creative businesses on a range of accounting and business issues. Assist with managing workflow to ensure all client deadlines are met whilst supporting junior members of the team.

Responsibilities

  • Produce and review annual and management accounts for businesses, ensuring that sufficient backing documentation is produced
  • Prepare concise analysis of client's results
  • Produce corporation and personal tax returns independently
  • Produce and review VAT returns
  • Inspire, motivate and support trainee members of staff
  • Communicate clearly and promptly with a variety of clients and staff
  • Maintain a high, positive level of customer communication and satisfaction

The role requires:

  • Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA)
  • Competent user of Xero
  • Experience in preparing year-end and management accounts
  • Experience in preparing VAT returns
  • Experience in preparing corporation and personal tax returns
  • Manage own time effectively providing high quality work and responses promptly
  • Seeks feedback on performance and takes positive steps to improve through appropriate training and development
  • Shows perseverance in dealing with difficulties
  • Presents technical information in a clear, concise and confident manner
  • Produces good clear first drafts of correspondence and reports
  • Forms sound professional relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Keen to help others develop

Reference: 599490446

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