Client manager accountant / bookkeeper

22000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP22000 - GBP30000/annum
12 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to recent growth, we are looking for a highly organised, diligent and personable accountant to join our small but dynamic team. You must have at least 3 years practice experience and be able to manage a multi-client portfolio. Ideally you will be at least AAT qualified, if not ACCA or qualified by experience.
We are highly client focused and surpassing client expectations is our standard. We offer a series of guarantees to our clients such as turning accounts around within 30 days and replies to emails of phone calls within 24 hours. As such you will share the same ethos of ensuring that clients are consistently impressed with our service and can see the value that we add by being their accountant.
More and more of what we do is taking clients into the cloud with software such as Xero and Quickbooks online which then enables us to efficiently keep their records on a real-time basis and generate insighful management information to help business owners make better and more meaningful business decisions.

Your duties will include:
• Preparation of accounts for limited companies up to GBP5m turnover
• Advising on best set up of cloud systems for better reporting and management accounting
• Preparation of VAT returns and associated bookkeeping
• Preparation of management accounts and reports from cloud based data
• Preparation of management reports for clients to assist in client meetings and show value added from the firm
• Company tax return preparation and submission
• Preparing summary of tax savings achieved for client and presenting in a manner to show value add
• Managing day to day client relationship from A-Z and dealing with ad hoc queries

Experience of the following preferred:
• Digita accounts production, business tax, personal tax
• Sage Line 50
• Xero
• Quickbooks online

You will have:
• Strong organisation skills to manage various client's deadlines and compliance obligations in a timely fashion
• Fast learner and strong IT skills to pick up cloud based software and help clients with the same
• Good language skills to write effectively to clients
• Strong communications skills enabling you to work constructively with colleagues and clients.
• Have a minimum of three years' experience in an accountancy practice
• AAT qualified (you may be part qualified ACA or ACCA).
• Achieved GCSE Maths and English at grade B or above.
• Eligibility to live and work in the UK