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Semi-Senior Accountant

Job Title: Semi-Senior Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Royston, Hertfordshire
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
REF: SM 140818 SCP_1534263566
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

We are currently working with an impressive Accountancy Practice based in Royston to source a Semi-Senior Accountant to join their ambitious and sociable team. The role will work closely with the Practice Manager and will work closely with non-audit clients covering everything from bookkeeping to payroll, VAT, tax return and full accounts preparation.

Key Responsibilities:
-Accounting on a monthly or quarterly basis for clients - many of whom have adopted Xero as their software - a mixture of checking clients own work and completing the balance sheet reconciliations, to book keeping from scratch using Cloud based technology
-Preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts and VAT returns
-Preparation of annual accounts for a range of sole traders, partnerships and small Limited Companies
-Preparation of tax computations in support of the annual accounts
-Preparation of personal tax returns
-Supporting clients with their day to day queries in Xero
-Helping to support and train clients as they adopt new software as they transition from manual systems to comply with MTD
-You will develop your own client portfolio and maintain regular communications with them, developing a strong relationship

This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving accountancy practice that offers modern offices with free parking, study support and full training where needed. Previous experience in a similar role will be essential and a broad technical finance knowledge will be critical in this role. This position will involve daily communication with clients so excellent communication skills, both written and verbally will be a must.

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