AJ Chambers are currently working with a very diverse and vigorous firm of Chartered accountants, who are actively searching for a Senior Accountant to join their very reputable and growing team.
You will be joining a busy Accounting Solutions department which provides a wide range of services to its client, including accounts preparation. Bookkeeping & the production of management accounts and information.
You will be integral to the team, offering support to junior members in a mentoring fashion, as well as assisting managers and partners involved in any files you are working on.
Whats on offer?
This role is offering a very competitive salary, 25 days holiday (with the ability to buy and sell holiday each year), Pension provision, Health cash plan, Occupational sick pay scheme, Life assurance scheme, Season ticket loan for travel & an active social committee with frequent and varied events throughout the year, just to name a few of the perks.
Your main duties for this position will involve working on the books and records for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies (including those within groups), preparation of VAT returns and the preparation of management accounts and statutory accounts.
You would have strong previous experience in accounts preparation, VAT (including partial exemptions) and book keeping work, qualified to ACCA standard or equivalent by experience, with a well-rounded knowledge of accounting standards and principles.
You would be a highly motivated self-starter with the ability to complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines, meeting pre-agreed budgets. You would also have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate information clearly, concisely and accurately, both in person and when using the telephone and email. The ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, partners and client would be advantageous.
If you are interested in this role and would like to be considered, please apply direct, or contact Danny brown at AJ Chambers.
Up to £45,000 (DOE)
AJ Chambers Recruitment are pleased to be working with a high rated modern firm, on their need for a Payroll administrator to join their fast developing Payroll Bureau. This would be a full time permanent role.
Responsibilities:Processing fortnightly, monthly & quarterly client payroll for various sized clients Investigating unusual requests from clients on output figures. Providing reports to the client detailing data and cost analysis in the appropriate confidential method. Monthly letters to payroll clients detailing Inland Revenue payments required Completing regular checks of statutory information held on STAR/IRIS, and obtaining deficiencies identified. End of year compliance including P60s etc. On-going compliance such as P45s and starter checklists etc. Liaising with clients and dealing with ad hoc queries via telephone and email Submit electronic data to HMRC each month in line with RTI procedures. Auto enrolment input processing. SMP & SSP – knowledge of statutory payments & salary sacrifice.
What will you need to be successful in this role?2 years experience within a similar role Experience and working knowledge of using payroll software, STAR/IRIS experience essential. Working knowledge of Word and Excel Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook would be desirable PA good understanding of how to manually calculate tax and NI and the impact of different tax codes on this A good understanding of statutory payments and how these are processed through payroll A good understanding of salary sacrifice payments An awareness of Auto Enrolment and employer’s obligations Experience setting up new PAYE schemes with HMRC
What will you get in return?
Very competitive salary (DOE) Genuine Work Life balance including Hybrid Working Full study support if desired Genuine progression plan Employee Recognition awards and bonuses And more!
If you believe you have what it takes to be successful in this Payroll Administrator role based in St Albans and you would like to be considered, please do apply direct or contact Danny Brown at AJ Chambers and we will be in touch if short-listed.
Payroll Administrator – Top 30 firmSt AlbansUp to £28,000 (Depending on Experience)
AJ Chambers are currently working with a well-respected firm of chartered accountants, who are seeking an Audit & accounts Senior to join their team.
The Audit Senior will manage the audit process, to ensure the audits are of high quality.
The Role:Assists in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the audit assignment for manager or partner review, seeking input for areas of concern and judgement. Predominant amount of time will be spent off-site at clients’ premises. Identifies risk matters and raises with a manager and/or partner, while exercising judgement within agreed parameters. Produce work for the Manager and/or Partner review clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified. Identify and understand client needs, suggest potential solutions on technical matters and communicate and agree client needs and potential solutions with managers. Active engagement with senior client staff in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit Take primary responsibility for monitoring progress against budget, and when the actual differs from the budget then gain a full understanding for the Manager. Supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff within teams, on client premises and in the office. Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements
The Ideal Candidate:ACA/ACCA Qualified Experience supervising and coaching junior members of staff on site. Working knowledge of International Auditing Standards (IAS), IFRS, UK GAAP Working knowledge of firm services, issues regarding advice, and regulation and compliance, including anti-money laundering.
If you feel you would be suitable, please apply direct or contact Leah Rainger at AJ Chambers.
Audit & Accounts Senior
Up to £48,000 (DOE)