Client Accountant

Recruiter
Genesis Associates Limited
Location
Lancashire
Salary
25000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
25 May 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Client AccountantJob Purpose:To be responsible for and manage a portfolio of clients (initially Recruitment Agencies) for all bookkeeping, VAT and year-end accounts services.Accountabilities:*Manage a portfolio of clients, working pro-actively to ensure that client details are kept up to date at all times and that they are contacted regularly in relation to their accounts and tax position*Introduce services and ensure that the client is comfortable and confident with the systems being utilised*Handle bookkeeping and VAT return preparation for clients within your portfolio*Prepare year end accounts, financial statements and company, tax computations for clients*Prepare business and personal tax computations for client owners*Provide support on payroll services and preparation of payroll annual returns and P11D's*Prepare Self Assessments and personal tax computations and returns*Assist with the control and management of the cash flow for the client businesses*Reduce the burden of taxation on the businesses and their owners with effective tax planning and advice*Liaise with HMRC and Companies House to resolve queries for the clients*Work with the Accounts Assistant to ensure that queries in relation to Invoicing, Banking and Management Accounts are handle effectively and efficiently*Any other duties that are deemed necessary to support the business.Role Relationships and Reporting Lines:The role holder will report to the SME Accounts Manager and will work closely alongside an Accounts Assistant managing a portfolio of clients who they will liaise with via email and telephone and occasionally on a face to face basis. Internally the role holder will have close working relationships with the payroll teams and Sales and Marketing.Necessary Requirements*2 to 3 years' experience of working in a similar environment, managing a high-volume portfolio of customers*Experience of extracting data in to excel spreadsheets and then manipulating the information in meaningful reports*Can work with a high degree of accuracy, under pressure and to deadlines*Part-qualified ACCA or CIMAPackage*GBP25,000 to GBP30,000 depending on experience*Holidays - 23 days to start plus bank holidays and a day off for birthday. Increases to 25 after 2 years' service and 27 after 5 years' service*Auto-enrolment into the pension scheme after a 3-month deferment period with an employer contribution of 5% of basic pay. Employees are not required to contribute at this point in time*Annual Bonus scheme payable based on company profits, linked directly to individual performance (up to 15% of basic salary), payable October *Death in Service 4 x annual salary*Free on-site parking, free tea and coffee and free fruit*Access to a range of benefits, rewards and discounts*Standard dress down policy all week