Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Novia Recruitment
Location
Bristol
Salary
30000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
14 Mar 2017
Closes
21 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client After 150 years our client is still developing and pioneering new ways of making life easier for their customers. The group comprises of teams of accountants, lawyers, tax advisers, trust managers, data specialists and company formation specialists and is made up of four companies based in the UK with four international offices. Purpose of the role To produce to a high level client work to include, completion of statutory accounts, tax computation and returns.To produce management accounts, VAT returns, payrollandgeneral advice to the client in respect of UK Companies and Partnerships.To keep up to date with any changes in accounting regulations (UK GAAP, IFRS etc) Reporting to Accounting Services Manager Main responsibilities Client Work To provide accounting services to clients to include preparation of statutory accounts, management accounts, tax computations, VAT returns, payroll, cash flow statements, consolidated accounts when required and general accounting advice to the client.To keep up to date with accounting developments and to ensure any impact from these developments is properly understood and communicated to clients in an efficient and effective manner.To assist in the identification and implementation of improved working processes.To ensure your working practices remain in line with the documented procedures as required to meet ICAEW quality assurance levels. Company representation Playing a full role as an employee working with and supporting colleagues and team members.Being an ambassador for the company, enhancing its good name by personal contact with clients or customer groups, professional bodies, official agencies and others as appropriate. General Comply with the requirements of our Quality Management System certified under ISO 9001 and our Information Security Management System certified under ISO 27001.To preserve and enhance the Company's reputation by endeavouring to achieve the highest standard of work always.To undertake other duties and specified projects on an ad hoc basis as and when directed.To communicate courteously and effectively with customers, staff, and external bodies by the most appropriate means. The Candidate A qualified ACA/ACCA or qualified by experienceHolding ATT qualification or training under CTA is preferable.Experience gained in a practice environment (minimum 2 years)Experience of managing a portfolio of clients preferableExperience of Using Iris and Sage preferable but not essential