They pride themselves on providing and delivering client value and service and passion for their people and this can be seen every day in the way they with clients and with their employees.
They value their clients and put great client service at the forefront of the work they do. But at the heart of the business is their people. They invest in you, not only with attractive remuneration and benefits package but also in providing an open and transparent culture when it comes to discussions about you and your career.
We are seeking an Accountant for the Holt office who can prepare accounts and review accounts prepared by others, including preparing and reviewing self-assessment, partnership and company tax returns. You will need to be mindful of and work within budgets set at the planning stage. Ideally you will also be someone who relishes the opportunity to provide training to colleagues where required and assist with their development.
As the successful candidate you will demonstrate:-
Adaptability and tenacity when working towards a solution
Good organisation skills and the ability to operate at a high level of confidentially
A desire to collaborate with others and develop relationships (both external and internal)
Ability to multitask and manage a number of different deliverables
Strong communication skills both verbally and written
A positive attitude which can be seen in client delivery
In return you will have support to establish your career at a pace that suits you both personally and professionally. Other benefits include:
Discounted gym membership
Option to buy additional holiday
Regular sports and social events
Involvement in wellbeing initiatives that include charity events, dress down days and therapies
Employee Assistance Programme providing advice, support services and counselling
More information on the role - main responsibilities:
Accounts and tax:
Preparing accounts and reviewing accounts prepared by others.
Preparing and reviewing self-assessment, partnership and company tax returns.
Managing workload and client expectations.
Reporting directly to manager or partner on client affairs.
Working within budgets set at the planning stage.
Overseeing staff in the preparation of accounts, providing training where required and assisting with their development.
Ensuring the efficient use of appropriate software packages internally and supporting clients' accounting systems.
Maintains up to date understanding of clients business.
Maintains good working relationships with clients and their staff.
Is aware of the wide range of services and spots opportunities to potentially sell those services to clients.
Takes an active role in business development, and promoting the firm in the local area.
Corresponding with clients and liaising with HMRC.
Consistently achieves deadlines and understands the commercial implications of actions relating to productivity, recoverability, fee income and client service.
Communicates workload with manager or partner.
Applies consistently high standards across all tasks performed.
Attends training courses as identified in order to develop both technical and personal skills and keeps records for compliance purposes.
Education and qualification:
Qualified (ACA, ACCA) or close to qualification.
Maths and English Language at GCSE or equivalent.
Experience of working in an accountancy practice in an accounts/tax role
Knowledge of income and corporation tax and general understanding of capital gains tax and other taxes
Experience of using Microsoft packages, internet, email and computerised packages.
Proven ability to adapt quickly to changing deadlines and priorities
Experience of managing a small portfolio of clients
Experience of working on Sage, QuickBooks or similar programmes