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Assistant Manager

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Darren Buckley

Our Client is a firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers providing a full range of accounting and business advisory services to a diverse range of corporates, owner managed businesses and private Clients across the South East of England.

 

During this recent period of social lockdown, the practice has successfully operated remotely, from home, due to the excellent remote working and communication systems previously adopted. Practice software includes Office 365; the full suite of Iris accounting products for preparation, job tracking and e-filing; an integrated document management system called Virtual Cabinet; and a fully accessible resource library supplied by Mercia and Tolley.

 

Job Description

We seek an experienced accountant who will relish a mixed role for both business and personal Clients. The position is becoming vacant due to a retiring member of our Clients' team. The ideal candidate will enjoy the variety of preparing company accounts, company tax returns and personal tax returns for small to medium sized owner managed businesses. A personable manner is essential as you will be encouraged to build Client relationships.  Your skill set will support existing management and partners, ultimately allowing them more time and resource to continue growing the practice. This is a Client focused role, so five years' experience in general practice is essential.

 

Main Duties

 

Business Accounts Team

  • Work within a team of like-minded professionals.
  • Prepare and finalise a wide range of accounts and tax computations – Mostly Limited companies but including sole traders, partnerships and LLP's.
  • Assist with management accounting, including off site visits when required.

 

Client Portfolio

  • You will be encouraged to build upon existing Client relationships.
  • Be responsible for a varied Client portfolio including finalising accounts and attending to general incoming queries.
  • Deliver management accounting services to include forecasting and budgeting.
  • Be able to lead ad-hoc Client projects with support from management.
  • Be proficient at drafting personal and corporation tax returns.
  • Liaise with HMRC on behalf of Clients.

 

Skills and Experience

  • Hold or soon to hold an ACA or ACCA qualification.
  • To have five years' experience of working in general practice.
  • Advanced software skills are a must – Microsoft office and leading bookkeeping software.
  • Ideally, to be proficient in the use of IRIS accountancy suite but, not essential.

 

Remuneration Package and Continued Development

  • Competitive salary, subject to relevant skills and experience.
  • Flexible working arrangements are available.
  • Structured CPD courses will be provided.
  • Continue to develop advanced software skills.
  • Future Management and Partnership prospects are genuinely available for a candidate with such aspirations.

 

For further information on this position, please apply direct or contact Darren Buckley at AJ Chambers

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Programme

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Presentation

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To be considered for this hands-on and varied Accounts Manager role, you will have experience within a similar position within the Construction or Building Trade industry. Candidates with professional accounting qualifications such as AAT, ACCA, CIMA or Qualified by Experience is preferred. You must have strong MS Excel skills, and Sage experience would be beneficial. Key communication skills to build relationships at all levels and be able to present technical subjects to non-finance colleagues. You will be a self-starter with the ability to meet deadlines as part of a team and a willingness to challenge/suggest improvements to systems and processes.

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I am working closely with a very well-established general practice in Hornchurch that are seeking an experienced Manager from a general practice background. Our client looks after a wide range of clients from construction to retail and the portfolio is continuously growing, and with the firm looking at succession planning as well, there is real scope to progress to Partner in the mid-long term.

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  • £45,000 - £50,000 (DOE)
  • Bonuses payable each March
  • 25 Days Holiday (Rises 1 day per year to 30 days after 5 years of service)
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  • Private Health care scheme
  • Parking and pension

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Purchasing & Stock Control Accountant

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Reporting to the Finance Director, the company is recruiting for a Purchasing and Stock Control Accountant. The role will have broad responsibility for the purchase and stock cycle for our Clients growing international business.

The successful candidate must be able to work under their own initiative taking responsibility for the role. Must be a good communicator and a team player with a can-do attitude.

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  • Posting of purchase orders and purchase invoices onto the accounting system.
  • Liaising with logistics/contract management as to order status.
  • Arranging payment for suppliers by suitable agreed means such as bank or trade finance.
  • Ensuring correct paperwork in place for payment with trade finance.
  • Booking in material and weight/quality adjustments on the company£s bespoke stock system.
  • Stock system management, reconciliation, and valuation.
  • Monthly margin analysis and other ad-hoc finance and commercial reports from the stock and purchasing systems.
  • Assisting the Finance Director on other reconciliations and reporting as required.

Key skills required:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in an Accounts role is essential.
  • Sage50 Accounts multicurrency is essential.
  • AAT qualified or ACCA/ACA Part Qualified is preferred.
  • Experience of working in an international import/export business is advantageous.

For further information on this exciting new position, please apply direct or contact Darren Buckley at AJ Chambers

Semi Senior Accountant

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£22000 - £27000
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AJ Chambers has an exclusive offering with an incredibly modern and progressive firm of accountants that is keen to employ a Semi Senior Accountant. They will support the ACCA/ACA/AAT with a full study package and quickly progress someone keen to a Senior position upon qualification. This is a fantastic role for someone looking to develop their client-facing and supervisory skills longer term in a friendly and dynamic environment.

Location: Maldon, Essex

Semi Senior Accountant - Duties:

  • Accounts production for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships (main focus will be on limited companies)
  • Preparation of personal and corporate tax returns when finalising accounts jobs
  • Supporting the Senior\'s and Managers on the workload and supervision of Trainees
  • Reviewing the bookkeeping and VAT work completed by Trainees and complete more complex tasks and queries in this area
  • Handling client queries and liaising with the HMRC
  • Progression to working on more complex management accounts when trained

What will you get in return?

  • Competitive salary up to £28,000 (DOE)
  • AAT or ACCA/ACA study support
  • Performance bonuses paid at Christmas
  • Flexible working hours and home working opportunities
  • A fun and supportive working environment
  • On-Site Parking
  • Pension, life cover insurances and private medical benefits

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Key Attributes:

  • Qualified at ACCA or ACA
  • 2 Years + post qualified experience
  • Works well in leading and developing a team
  • Strong communication skills to communicate with clients and colleagues

For further information on this Accounts and Audit Manager position, please apply direct or contact Scott Golding from AJ Chambers.

Accounts and Audit Manager £" Chelmsford, Essex