Semi-Senior Accountant (Tax)

Employer
Objective HR
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Nov 19, 2020
Closes
Nov 25, 2020
Ref
1832532700
Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified
Objective HR are currently recruiting for a Top 100 Accountancy practice based in London who are seeking Accountant (Tax Focused) to join their team. The firm is based in Leicester square but will be working remotely until they are able to return to their office.
The key aim of the role is to provide an outstanding and professional service to their clients and assisting them with their queries. This role is based in their London Tax Team, supporting the Partner and clients with corporate and business tax matters.
Key Responsibilities
* Accounting work including but not limited to sales ledger, purchase ledger, bank and VAT reconciliations, preparation of VAT returns, ECSL returns and CIS returns with use of Xero
* Preparation of accounts from client's computerised records
* Preparation of statutory year end accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, including preparation of tax computations
* Assisting clients with bookkeeping and year end queries
* Ensuring that work is completed within the agreed budget and timescale, ensure the account manager is updated on progress.
* Liaising with other departments and deal with any queries raised
* Other tasks as reasonably requested by the Partner
* Prepared to travel and work occasionally at client's site and if required
Requirements
* Minimum of 3 years' previous experience (preferable)
* AAT qualified / ACA or ACCA part-qualified
* Some experience with corporate tax planning, trusts, R&D Tax Credits would also be useful
* Ideally have knowledge of Sage/Xero/Quickbooks, Alphatax and SAPA
* Ability to build strong relationships with new and established clients
* Excellent IT skills including good use of Excel
* Ability to work on own initiative and manage workload
* Good attention to detail
* Strong interpersonal skills
If you are interested in knowing more about the position, please either apply directly or contact Ben Bennett at Objective HR

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