Semi Senior / Senior Accountant

Location
England, Greater Manchester, Rochdale
Salary
£20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
18 May 2018
Closes
01 Jun 2018
Ref
00082874
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary

We are an established accounting firm in Rochdale seeking Semi-Senior / Senior Accountant to undertake a varied role preparing financial accounts and tax returns to clients.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the preparation of accounts and report direct the Managers and Partners of the practice assisting us in maintaining a high standard of client relations and offering comprehensive accountancy advice.

Past practice experience is essential and experience of managing staff is desirable. Part or full-time hours with a flexible approach possible for the right candidate to fit.

Responsibilities and Duties

- Preparation of financial accounts for a wide variety of clients, including Limited Companies, Sole Traders and Partnerships, ready for manager or partner review.
- Clearance of queries with client prior to review.
- Assisting with client queries throughout the year.
- VAT returns and book keeping preparation when needed.
- Contact clients requesting books and records, in order for work to commence and proficient in managing own workload.
- Assisting on management projects when required.

Qualifications and Skills

- Experienced in the preparation of financial accounts and management accounts independently to final stage, ready for manager or partner review.
- Professional person with the ability to maintain and develop client and colleague relationships.
- Part qualified, qualified or at least 5 years relevant equivalent experience.
- Proficient use of the following packages an advantage IRIS, Sage, Xero and excel.
- Up-to-date with accounting standards and the accounting provisions of the Companies Act and applicable taxation matters.
- Ability to work using own initiative with little supervision, showing good organisational skills
- Good problem solver with attention to detail.

Benefits

20 days annual holiday, plus statutory holidays, plus your birthday and Christmas period off, flexi working hours. Salary is dependent upon experience and suitability.

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