Location
    Hertfordshire
    Date

    The Accountants Recruiter

    Accounts Manager

    An exciting position has become available within a well-established small local practice for an experienced Senior Accountant/Manager. This firm has supported and delivered a passionate and professional service to thousands of SMEs over the last 15years and has exciting plans to grow the business.

    Role Requirements

    Involved in ‘leading from the front’, you will have a hands-on role, and be expected to focus on customer retention and business development within the office and the wider network, whilst proactively seeking potential opportunities to build and strengthen the client base and client offerings.

    • Minimum 2 or 3 years of post-qualified experience in a practice environment.
    • Ideally AAT, ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified by experience will also be considered.
    • Previous managerial or supervisory experience would be useful for this position
    • Planning, undertaking, supervising, and reviewing assignments
    • Excellent and up to date technical accounting and tax skills
    • Excellent communicator with good verbal and written English skills. With the ability to display the interpersonal skills to interact with a varied client portfolio
    • A focus on customer care and customer retention.
    • Organised and proactive with good attention to detail.
    • Experience with Quickbooks, Xero, SAGE and Taxcalc ideal. Microsoft excel, word and Outlook essential. (other accounting software experience is beneficial.)
    • Must have a “can do” attitude and a forward thinking approach

    Role Responsibilities

    • Taking a proactive approach to identifying and resolving any issues.
    • Workflow planning and overall management of day-to-day business activities.
    • Preparing working papers and annual accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and owner managed SMEs.
    • Prepare statutory accounts in accordance with UK FRS 105 and FRS 102.
    • Prepare corporation tax returns for our clients with small-sized companies
    • Driving business growth
    • Personal and business tax computations alongside tax planning and remuneration planning for SMEs.
    • Work with managing and developing a growing team
    • File reviews
    • Review VAT returns and submissions.
    • Oversee payroll produced by other team members.
    • Preparing management accounts with commentary for clients.
    • Liaise with HMRC on behalf of clients where necessary.
    • Working closely with clients and providing them with advice to ensure that they are running their businesses efficiently and profitably is key to how our business operates.

    Why should you apply?

    • The chance to join a small practice with exciting growth plans.
    • Have significant responsibility and autonomy within a progressive practice
    • Be part of the future by helping to grow and develop the business
    • Pension scheme
    • Free on-site car parking.
    • Health cash plan.

    If this sounds like the right opportunity for you then we would love to hear from you!