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Senior Accountant

Location: CENTRAL LONDON, LONDON Salary: 28000 - 30000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Finance Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3043430
Would you like to work for a 6 partner firm that offers excellent career progression, a varied workload and a mixed portfolio?

The principal function of a Senior is to work within the Audit team undertaking an Accounts and Audit based position however should you wish to focus purely on accounts and tax this wouldn’t be an issue. This role involves working as part of a team carrying out tasks under some coaching and supervision.
There is a small to medium amount of client contact at this stage.

Office based, but the role will include some travel to client’s premises. Most clients are London based.

Key responsibilities include the following:
• Preparation of Annual Accounts for Limited Companies, Partnerships and Sole Traders
• Audit of Accounts
• Preparation of Corporation Tax Returns
• Preparation of Management Accounts
• Preparation of P11D forms and other Tax forms
• Dealing with client correspondence
• Bookkeeping and preparation of VAT Returns
• Assisting clients’ internal accounting staff with any queries
• Preparing draft computations and looking into the tax consequences of various activities
• Supporting Junior staff with staff development
• Evaluating financial information for management and final approval purposes
• Liaising with management and other professionals to compile budgets
• Carrying out assignments to agreed timetable and budget
• Assisting in identifying client needs / opportunities in order to sell consulting or other services
• Keep up to date with relevant technical material

• Newly qualified ACA or ACCA, or equivalent
• A background of experience of Audit and preparation of Statutory Accounts work in practice
• Computer literate - in particular Word and Excel
• Solid knowledge of Accounting software such as Viztopia, CCH Central, CCH Cortax, Sage Line 50, or equivalent.
• Strong quantitative and analytical skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills and a professional manner
• Ability to apply self to learning and applying relevant technical knowledge and skill
• Ability to produce neat and accurate working papers
• Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills - ability to develop effective relationships with team members

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