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Semi Senior Accountant

Location: WEMBLEY, MIDDLESEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 21,000-23,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 2
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-353006

Joining as a Semi Senior Accountant, you will gain the opportunity to work in a driven, fast paced and client oriented environment. We are committed to provide a technically competent and efficient service to all of our clients and you will have exposure to challenging and varied work right from the outset. You will also benefit from training with a view to attaining a senior role in the firm over the longer term, whilst studying for the ACCA qualification. We have a highly motivated culture, where the clients and their work takes precedence and you will be expected to organise your work and priorities without much supervision, use initiative to learn about the task at hand and have attention to detail. Your responsibilities will include:

Payroll Processing:

• RTI Payroll processing for clients on a weekly, monthly and fortnightly basis

• Sick pay (SSP), Holiday pay, Maternity Pay (SMP), Paternity Pay (SPP), etc

• Advising clients of PAYE/NIC liabilities in a timely manner • Auto Enrolment and management of pension schemes



• Preparing accurate VAT computations for clients in a variety of industries

• Researching technical matters related to cross border VAT issues

• Submitting VAT returns to HMRC

• Advising clients of VAT liabilities and deadlines for payment

• Completing VAT returns for clients on different VAT schemes


CIS (Construction Industry Scheme):

• Liaising with clients for subcontractor payment details

• Preparing and submitting monthly CIS returns to HMRC

• Requesting CIS deduction refunds from HMRC


Accounts Preparation:

• Entering transactions in VT software from source documents.

• Checking transactions in client accounting software i.e Xero, Quickbooks, Freshbooks etc.

• Bank reconciliation

• Analysis of income & expenses using excel spreadsheets for accounts preparation

• Sales ledger reconciliation • Purchase ledger reconciliation

• Journal entries for payroll, depreciation, accruals, prepayments, etc. • Finalising accounts for review by the partner

• Updating knowledge on accounting standards


Corporation Tax:

• Preparing accurate corporation tax computations for companies

• Completing tax returns and submitting the same to HMRC

• Advising clients on how to pay their tax liabilities, including interest and penalties (where necessary)


Personal Tax and Capital Gains Tax:

• Managing portfolio of clients and updating WIP lists on an ongoing basis

• Liaising with clients to request relevant and complete information to prepare tax returns

• Completing workings for clients including, income and expenditure accounts, property letting accounts and capital gains tax (CGT) computations

• Preparing self assessment tax returns for partner review

• Advising clients of accurate self assessment and CGT liabilities on a timely basis

• Research on tax reliefs available (where appropriate)


Other Duties:

• Research on technical developments in your area of responsibility

• Assisting on Ad Hoc assignments

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