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Accountant

Employer
Heyland Finance
Location
Higher Ferry, Chester, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 19, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client, a dynamic and forward-thinking business specialising in providing financial services to a diverse range of clients is currently looking to appoint an Accountant.

Position Overview:

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in Company Accounts, Self-assessments, VAT, confirmation statements, and financial reviews.
The postholder will ensure the accuracy, compliance, and efficiency of clients' financial processes while providing strategic insights and guidance.

Responsibilities:

Company Accounts:
Lead the preparation and review of year-end accounts for clients, ensuring adherence to accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
Collaborate with clients to gather necessary financial information and documentation for the year-end accounts.
Provide analysis and insights into clients' financial performance based on the year-end accounts.

Self-Assessments:
Manage the process of preparing and filing self-assessment tax returns for clients, ensuring accuracy and compliance with tax laws.
Assist clients in understanding their tax obligations and optimizing their tax positions.
Keep abreast of changes in tax legislation and communicate relevant updates to clients.

VAT Management:
Oversee the preparation and submission of VAT returns for clients, ensuring accuracy and compliance with relevant regulations.
Provide guidance and support to clients on VAT-related queries and issues.
Stay updated on changes in VAT legislation and implement necessary adjustments to clients' processes.

Confirmation Statements:
Oversee the timely preparation and submission of confirmation statements for clients.
Ensure that all required information is accurately reflected in the confirmation statements and filed with Companies House.
Address any discrepancies or issues related to confirmation statements proactively.

Financial Reviews:
Conduct comprehensive financial reviews for clients, analysing their financial statements, performance metrics, and key indicators.
Identify areas for improvement and opportunities for optimization in clients' financial processes and practices.
Provide strategic recommendations and actionable insights to clients based on financial review findings.

Candidate Requirements:
  • Professional accounting qualification (e., ACA, ACCA, CIMA) preferred.
  • Proven experience in VAT management, year-end accounts preparation, self-assessment tax returns, confirmation statements, and financial reviews.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, tax regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data and provide strategic insights.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in financial reporting.
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to interact confidently with clients and stakeholders.
  • Proactive attitude with a commitment to delivering high-quality client service and driving continuous improvement.

Benefits
  • Enhanced Holiday Package with additional Day Off for Your Birthday
  • Free Parking
  • Business-wide Incentives - Trips away, days out etc.
  • Early Friday Finish

Hybrid and flexible working available.
Open to part-time applicants.

Fh 7895
Accountant
Chester
40-45

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