Qualified Accountant- Practice

  • Location
    Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 45000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accountancy & Finance
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference

Adecco Recruitment are recruiting for, on behalf of our client, a Qualified Accountant (ACCA/ ACA or equivalent) to join a successful accounting agency on their journey of growth & expansion.

Hybrid (working from home and office based in Lancaster)

Salary £35-45K + Bonus scheme (dependent on experience)

25 days holiday, plus bank holidays

Pension scheme

Free parking

Ideally situated to commute, the roles also offer flexi & office/home-working & Bonus, these positions offer an excellent career opportunity for talented and ambitious individuals.

You will be responsible for managing a team, to ensure delivery of exceptional service to your client portfolio through:

  • Client meetings (virtual & face to face).

  • Management of accountants and their performance.

  • Provide complex tax advice.

  • Preparation of annual accounts.

  • Completion of self-assessment tax returns.

  • Dealing with complaints and complex issues from clients.

  • Preparation and dealing with HMRC audits or investigations.

  • Monitoring and analysation of data in relation to KPI's.

  • Attending management meetings.

Tasks will include planning workload (self-assessment tax returns, year-end company accounts and corporation tax returns), liaising with clients and answering technical queries, reviewing work, answering technical questions and providing an all-round service going above and beyond for clients.

Essentially we are looking for:

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or equivalent.

  • Experience of cloud accounting software including FreeAgent, QuickBooks & Xero.

  • To have a proven background in accounting and managing a portfolio of clients.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • IT Skills with competent use of word and excel.

  • Excellent varied accounting and taxation knowledge.

  • Advanced knowledge of income tax, corporation tax, VAT and PAYE.

  • Ability to solve problems and provide a professional, punctual, and accurate service to clients.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to coordinate, supervise and report

performance to seniors.

  • Excellent time keeping and management ability with the ability to prioritise workload to ensure all task are carried out daily and all deadlines are met.

  • Previous experience of managing a team is essential.

  • To have a client focused attitude and commercial awareness within the firm.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of capital gains and inheritance tax

  • Knowledge and experience of HMRC audit and investigations

� Previous experience of performance management

Please apply now for immediate consideration!

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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