Semi Senior Accountant

  • Job Reference: Made18
  • Date Posted: 11 June 2021
  • Recruiter: Made Employment Ltd
  • Location: Woodford Green, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £28,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Fantastic Benefits Package
  • Sector: Accounts & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Semi-Senior Accountant

If you're looking to step up and progress your career within a charismatic, award-winning firm of business-focused chartered accountants, read on...

Our client is seeking to recruit a number of forward-thinking, Semi-Senior Accountants to join their team.  They are looking for dynamic, business-focused individuals, who have practice experience and a proven track record of being hands-on in managing their client portfolio. The ideal candidates will also be able to manage a demanding workload, whilst prioritising their own workflow and assist in training team members.

This Accountancy company offers a unique working environment. They are not number crunchers. Their guiding principle is to ensure success for their clients - and everyone they work with, so you would be instrumental in providing a comprehensive range of business support services alongside a robust accounting package.



What's in it for you!

· Working for a multi-award-winning firm

· Career progression plan (four team members have been promoted to Directors)

· Quarterly awards for top branding performers

· Excellent holiday package

· Hybrid working / Flexi-time

· Bonuses

· Optical benefits

· Competitive maternity package

The fun of working with our Client

· Annual team day trips

· Dress down Fridays

· Team lunches

· Office games (pool table, table tennis)



Responsibilities and duties

- Preparing and submitting Company Accounts and Corporation Tax Returns from client source documents to final financial statements .

- Preparing Sole Trader Accounts and Personal Tax Returns.

- Facilitating client meetings to discuss year-end accounts and future business prospects.

- Looking after and maintaining your own client portfolio.

- Creating and maintaining fruitful relationships with clients .   Identifying opportunities to systemise client s' bookkeeping functions, remove inefficiencies , and provide software training if necessary .

- Assisting the team with resolving queries from clients .

- Welcoming new clients on board and identifying and advising on appropriate company structure to suit each client's needs.

- Liaising with HMRC and other professional organisations .

- Finding new ways to improve and ensure their internal culture and standards are upheld, and regularly promoting their brand values across the team and the business.

- Keeping up to date with changes in legislation that will impact their work and the services they provide to clients.

- Undertaking ad hoc specialist assignments as and when they arise .

- Ability to train and guide junior accountants in their role.

- Planning your work efficiently and effectively to meet targets and deadlines .



Skills and qualifications required

- Part qualified ACA or ACCA

- Accountancy practice essential

- Excellent communication skills

- Ability to work independently

- Ability to train and mentor team members

- Attention to detail, excellent time management and good organisational skills

- Understanding of key accounting concepts

- Ability to make decisions independently


· Knowledge of Iris Accounts production, business tax and practice management software and Xero



Skills and Attributes 

- Desire to learn and progress

- Commercial awareness

- Positive attitude

- Professionalism

- Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines


Location: Woodford Green, Essex

Hours: 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday

Salary: £28,000 to £35,000