Accountant

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Maidenhead
Salary
30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP40000/annum
Posted
06 Jun 2017
Closes
04 Jul 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Curtis Recruitment is looking to recruit an Accountant for a well-established and highly reputable accountancy practice on the outskirts of Maidenhead.

In delivering/managing the overall accounting processes and management reporting for a portfolio of business clients, the key responsibilities of the Accountant include:

• Ensuring all outsourcing tasks are completed, including bookkeeping, VAT reporting and management accounts
• Production of monthly management accounts and quarterly VAT returns to deadlines
• Bookkeeping and payroll duties and provide support to clients setting up online bookkeeping
• Build client relationships, ensuing smooth running across all services
• Setting up and agreeing regular supplier payment runs, working with various online banking platforms
• Liaising with the payroll, tax, VAT and company secretarial teams as necessary
• Coordination of year-end statutory accounts and audits and preparation of year-end files
• Review and streamline outsourcing processes
• Keep up-to-date with the chosen internal accounting software packages to provide support and training to the internal team and clients

This is a position for a qualified, part-qualified ACCA/ACA or qualified by experience accountant.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

• A positive, confident, 'can do' approach with exceptional attention to detail
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to prioritise and manage deadline effectively through good organisation
• Enthusiasm for new technologies, ie. Cloud platform
• Solid IT skills (the company strives to be a paperless office)
• Confidence to meet and advise clients on cloud-based accounting platforms
• Happy to assist, develop and expand the practice offering to new clients
• Ideally, Xero experience

In return for your skills and expertise, this dynamic, forward-thinking firm offers the Accountant:

• A competitive salary and excellent benefits
• 37.5 hour working week
• Friendly working environment
• Cooperative working practices
• Free parking