AJ Chambers are representing a leading regional independent firm of Chartered Accountants who are looking for a dynamic and driven Semi Senior Accountant.
The role will progress your career into a Senior role very quickly (if not immediately if you have sufficient experience) as you gain experience and pass exams - the business is growing quickly and therefore your role and progression will move at the pace according to your capability and desire to grow.
Main duties:Preparation of accounts for sole traders, limited companies and partnerships Bookkeeping and VAT duties Assisting with personal tax returns Responsible for planning, executing and completing audit work to a high standard Working on a diverse portfolio of clients Will take responsibility for completing the audit work within the agreed timescale, with the support of the Audit Manager/Audit Partner
The Candidate:Ideally AAT Qualified or Studying or Part-Qualified ACA/ACCA Strong interpersonal skills and IT skills An interest in progressing to be a qualified accountant in a future role is essential.
For further information on the semi senior accountant role, please apply direct or contact Jodi King from AJ Chambers.
Main duties and responsibilities:
Manage a portfolio of personal tax clients Responsible for advising on the following taxes: Income tax, Corporate Tax, VAT, Research and Development, P11D, Form 42 Maintain detailed working knowledge of the impact on tax in respect of changes to accounting standards and guidelines Prepare personal, partnership and corporation tax returns, particularly the more complex cases, along with reviewing working paper files prepared by other members of the team Reporting to the Tax Director Follow existing systems, update them, and develop new ones as appropriate
Analytical and judgemental skills:
To formulate reasoned views and recommendations, tempering technical knowledge with commercialism to address complex issues, seeking consultation where required. Good practical judgement Accurate attention to detail. Working to deadlines
To speak with confidence in all client handling situations To write clear, concise presentations and correspond efficiently with colleagues To identify key issues from file reviews and discussions
To demonstrate utmost integrity, tact self motivation and drive. Can do attitude, sense of urgency. Able to gain the trust of clients and fellow professionals and support them Organised and capable of managing several tasks and priorities at once, multi-tasking while keeping goals in sight
Qualifications and experience
ATT and preferably CTA qualified with experience of both personal and corporate tax Up to date knowledge of tax legislation IRIS software ideally
AJ Chambers are currently representing a well-established, leading independent firm of chartered accountants who, due to continued growth, are seeking a Personal Tax Manager for their office in Camberley. This position would suit a highly motivated and ambitious individual who is looking to progress to partner in the near future.
As Personal Tax Manager, you will primarily manage the preparation of self-assessment and trust & estate tax returns for your own portfolio, as well as supervise and develop more junior members of staff.
Duties include:Managing a client portfolio and providing a high quality service to clients Preparing self-assessment tax returns for individuals, partnerships and Trusts & Estates, calculating and reconciling tax liabilities Production of self-employed accounts and rental income statements To undertake project work as required into various tax issues principally related to income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax Assisting other managers & partners in tax enquiry work into private clients and business clients Researching tax planning issues and transactional tax matters Preparing written correspondence, communications, and other documents for submission to clients, professional contacts and the tax authorities Ensuring compliance with the Firm's published policies and procedures Reviewing tax returns prepared by more junior members of the tax team
The CandidateATT or CTA qualified, qualified by experience will also be considered A minimum of 5 years personal tax experience, within an accountancy practice Excellent communication and organisational skills Personable with the ability to explain complex matters in a simple way
For more information on this Personal Tax Manager position, please apply directly or contact Jodi King at AJ Chambers.