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Practice Accountant

Job Title: Practice Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London, London
Industry:
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Reference: JN -102018-175726
Contact Name: Tom Ryan
Contact Email: TRyan@argyllscott.com
Job Published: January 24, 2019 16:54

Job Description

Qualified Practice Accountant - North London

£35,000 - £45,000 DOE

I'm currently working with a trendy, forward thinking North London based accountancy practice that specialise in the creative industries. As they grow, they are looking to recruit a client facing, customer facing qualified accountant to join their team.

This is a development opportunity for an experienced practice accountant with a strong practice background to work for an expanding business. You will utilise up to date technology and have an ethos of working together as a team. The role requires someone with a minimum of 4 - 5 years practice experience.

Responsibilities

· Assisting senior accountants - monthly, quarterly and yearly journals and reconciliations as required

· Assisting with the preparation of statutory, management and self-employed accounts.

· Preparation of SA's and Corporation Tax Returns

· Cashflow and assisting in forecasting and budgets

· Assisting with providing tax advice, tax planning and HMRC investigations

· Reviewing bookkeeping data and providing detailed feedback to team

· Assisting with training of junior staff

· Liaising with statutory legislative bodies

· Client systems analysis and recommendations

· A variety of other tasks as part of the smooth running of the company and team

Knowledge and Experience

· Minimum 4/5 years Practice experience

· Minimum AAT Level 4 but preferably ACCA or ACA

· Working knowledge of VAT

· Strong Tax knowledge

· Experience of Tax investigations an advantage

· Ability to prioritise and meet internal and external deadlines

· Meticulous attention to detail

· Excellent written and verbal communications skills

· Excellent IT skills - MS Office and accounting packages

· Experience of Xero accounting and Sage software an advantage

· It would be ideal, but not essential to have experience with clients in Media, IT, Retail, and creative / PR agencies

· Experience of managing a team an advantage