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Practice Accountant

Location: SLOUGH, BERKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 45,000-55,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-309019

Senior Practice Accountant Vacancy

Full Time
Flexi-Working available
Generous Remuneration Package options with potential profit share
Free car parking
Award winning EAP Health & Wellbeing Support Plan


My client looking for the right candidate to join our growing practice. The role will give the successful candidate the opportunity to be involved in all areas of the practice with a specific focus on the management of our bookkeeping and VAT service, including team and workflow management.

In addition, the successful candidate will become an integral part of my clients' future plans for growth, digitisation, increased service offering and advisory services. Investment to facilitate growth plans is already in place and the practice is ready to begin the process to achieve our ambitious targets.

Together with the current management team, the successful candidate will be an integral part of an efficient profitable practice, involved in all areas of senior decision making and future focus. Potential exists for investment opportunities and Directorship, should that be of interest.

The Practice

My client has been operating for fifteen years; twelve in their current location on the boarder of Slough, Burnham and Taplow. They have a team of ten all of whom benefit from flexi working, a comprehensive EAP health & wellbeing support service, extensive training and CPD opportunities and much more.

They service the individual and small business market with a personable, caring and informative provision, steering our clients through the complexities of the UK tax system. Our support allows the client to concentrate on the management and growth of their business with the confidence that their accountancy and tax requirements are taken care of.

Core Responsibilities

The successful candidate will lead a team of bookkeepers to ensure regular monthly bookkeeping and Vat compliance for our client base. The candidate will be responsible for team development including hiring of new team members, development and mentoring of the existing team, and incorporating new practices to aid efficiency and profitability.
In addition, the candidate will provide assistance to the personal tax manager and accounts and corporation tax manager when required. Involvement in new client acquisition, business management and client relationships will all be required in the role as the business grows.

The Applicant

The applicant will be a dynamic and professional, qualified accountant [ACCA/ACA] with 5 years practice experience at management level and a hunger for a rewarding, challenging role with a high degree of autonomy.

An excellent understanding of all aspects of VAT is required together with a working knowledge of other areas of taxation relevant to the small business and individual market.

Experience of managing teams, client engagement and the ever changing world of digital accountancy systems is also required.
This is truly a role for an individual who is looking for their next challenge and is ready to step up to the top of their profession.

Detailed Requirements

  • ACCA/ACA qualified with 5 years’ experience in practice at management level
  • A solid understanding of VAT
  • Knowledge and experience in other taxes relevant to the individual and small business market including PAYE, CIS, Corporation Tax, Income Tax, Residency etc
  • Proficiency with online accountancy packages such as Quickbooks, Xero, Sage, CCH, Tax Calc
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