Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Mayson Hunt Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
35000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Accountant

Manchester

GBP35,000 - GBP45,000

We seek out the most talented individuals and reward them with a stimulating and challenging work environment. We offer an industry training programme, clear career progression and excellent remuneration package. We are currently looking to recruit a bright and ambitious team member to our accounting team within our dynamic and fast-growing accountancy practice.

Key responsibilities:

As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for a large portfolio of clients working as an individual and part of a team. Your main function will include:

  • Preparing annual accounts
  • Preparing Corporation Tax computations
  • Dealing with accounts queries
  • Interpreting accounts to clients if figures need explanation
  • Processing final accounts
  • Submitting annual accounts & CT600s to HMRC via iXBRL
  • Contacting HMRC if a problem arises whilst reconciling VAT, PAYE/NICsetc.
  • Personal Tax computations and support to clients
  • Preparing personal self-assessment tax returns
  • Dealing with tax queries and providing tax advice

Desired Qualifications:

  • Hold an accounting or tax qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA)
  • Full membership to an accountancy
  • Excellent academic record with at least five GCSEs or equivalent, including A-B grades in Mathematics and English
  • General computer and software skills and good use of Microsoft packages (in particular Excel) is essential
  • Knowledge of cloud based accountancy and/or payroll software is essential

Skills and experience:

  • Proven practice and industry experience essential
  • Proven team leader and practice management experience highly preferable
  • Accountancy, tax and payroll experience is essential
  • Excellent level of literacy, numeracy, communication skills, analytical skills, telephone manner and commercial judgement
  • Excellent attention to detail

Personal Attributes:

  • Friendly and outgoing personality with a positive 'cando' attitude
  • Hard working, diligent, consciousness and responsible
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise tasks to a high level of detail in a faced-paced environment
  • Self-starter and motivated to succeed
  • Ability to lead and manage a team