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Accounts Semi Senior - North London

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£30,000 - £34,000
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Adam Munro

An experienced semi senior to join a dynamic team to assist the managers and directors. The candidate will be joining a growing practice with plenty of opportunities to progress.

You will be required to complete end to end accounting tasks for a range of SME businesses, using industry leading tools.

The responsibilities are as below, but are not limited to:

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing management accounts and month end reconciliations, including commentary
  • Drafting year end accounts for Limited and LLP's from start to finish under FRS 102, Section 1A and FRS 105, ready for client and management review
  • Preparing of service charge accounts
  • Preparing extended trial balances including the final year end trial balance
  • Preparing cash flow statements.
  • Running the monthly payroll for clients, including RTI submissions and pension contribution calculations
  • Preparing corporation tax computation calculations and basic tax planning
  • Dealing with the preparation and completion of VAT returns, including EC Sales and Intrastat returns
  • Maintain records of our clients using accounting software packages including Xero and Sage 50
  • Use cloud accounting tools to process transactions, prepare and post journals, update all ledgers, perform bank reconciliations ready for the monthly reporting process
  • Liaising with clients on any queries
  • Making journal entries for all receipts, payments, and other financial transactions.
  • Undertake financial close procedures for the month end, including inter-company balance reconciliation
  • Apply and understand the client to ensure transactions are recorded appropriately, under the correct accounting standard and highlight unusual transactions to senior members of the team
  • Apply a basic knowledge of rules and regulations followed by UK SME's including tax requirements, company secretarial and a general commercial awareness
  • Work as part of a team to provide ad-hoc accounting assistance and ensure clients receive an excellent service

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 3-5 years' experience within practice
  • AAT qualified or ACCA part qualified
  • Must be highly organised, proactive and a self-starter
  • Able to prioritise workload and be self-sufficient.
  • A team player, with active participation in the team, in addition to being able to work on their own as required
  • Friendly and helpful with a can-do work ethic
  • Flexible and able to prioritise a changing to do list.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate MS Office, including Excel, Word.
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