An exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant to work for a well established accountancy practice based in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with a wide-ranging client base.

The role:

  • Client management accounting
  • Preparation of limited company accounts and corporation tax computations
  • Preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships and personal tax returns
    • Book-keeping and accounts production.
  • Preparation and review of accounts and VAT returns.
  • Processing Journals and finalising Accounts.
  • Accurate data entry input and updating.
  • Telephone liaison with clients.
  • Planning, prioritising, reviewing and allocation of all relevant client accounts preparation work ensuring effective team briefings and overall workflow.
  • Satisfactory completion of all client work in line with agreed budget ensuring adherence to relevant standards and procedures such that the completed work can be easily reviewed and signed off.
  • Monitor work progress and ensure appropriate levels of communication with clients and team on progress for each project or task and handle general business enquiries from client.

 

Requirements:

  • Part qualified ACCA, AAT, CIMA or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in an accountancy practice
  • Previous experience of using Iris, Quickbooks and Sage software would be advantageous
  • IT literate including Microsoft Office and familiar with computerised packages
    • The ability to prioritise and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Great communication skills and telephone manner