Qualified Accountant

38000.00 - 42000.00 GBP Annual + GBP38000 - GBP42000/annum
21 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Qualified Accountant.

Our Client are a firm that specialises in international VAT and tax and accounting for e-commerce businesses that are located internationally and in the UK.

Our Client are recommended External Tax Advisors under the Amazon Global Selling Programme and assist hundreds of Amazon sellers, eBay and many other platforms. On top of this, they provide their clients with a comprehensive range of expertise - from providing practical guidance on cross-border transactions.

We are currently recruiting for candidates in Accounting who must be self-starters, strongly motivated and clear communicators at all levels. The candidates will need to demonstrate the ability to work independently and pro-actively in our practice that is client-focused. Over the last few years we have built an enviable reputation for delivery excellence in international and local markets.

The main responsibilities of the Accountant role will include:

• Managing existing portfolio of clients across many sectors, mainly online retail
• Accounts preparation for Limited Companies, Sole traders, Partnerships, and Tax computations
• Assist in bookkeeping services, VAT returns and VAT audits
• Assisting with representing the firm externally
• Developing client relationships through excellent communication skills
• Business and personal tax computations and preparation of partnership and corporation tax returns
• Drafting letters for approval by the directors
• Extensive client communication and attending meetings
• Preparation of statutory accounts
• Clients account management reports & Cash flow statements
• Assisting with on-boarding new client
• Assisting in carrying out periodic review on VAT returns
• Liaising with HMRC over enquiries and VAT inspections
• Preparation of EC sales lists as required
• Interacting with partners and fellow staff in a technical capacity
• Identifying and winning new work opportunities that can be introduced to the firm

Candidate Requirments:

• 5 years practice experience
• Solid experience in statutory requirements for SMEs
• Excellent analytical skills, with a high focus on accuracy
• Demonstrated ability to work across functions and achieve results through indirect influence and collaboration
• Ability to work well with a tight deadline
• Qualified Accountant (ACCA, AAT, CTA) or equivalent certification preferred
• MS Office at advanced level
• Excellent knowledge in any of the following software: Xero, Digita, Iris, Kashflow and Sage


GBP38,000 - GBP42,000