Alfie Thomson

Senior Consultant Phone: 01273 121088

Alfie is a senior consultant on the National team. His focus is on tactical resourcing for practice professionals for accountancy firms in Hampshire and Sussex, including 'Big 4' Firms, Top 10 & Top 100 National Firms and the Leading Independent and Boutique Accountancy Firms.

 
 
 
 

ALFIE THOMSON JOBS

 

Senior Accounts manager

£35,000 - £45,000

Accounts Manager

I am currently recruiting for an established Accountancy Practice based in Brighton, who is looking for an ambitious Accounts Senior/Manager to join their firm.

The ideal candidate will be ACA or ACCA qualified, with at least 12 months post-qualification experience.

The firm has an impressive client base that youwill be tasked with developing.

Job description and responsibilities:

  • Review of accounts for sole, traders, partnerships, LLP and company accounts as well as income tax and corporation tax computations.
  • Good technical skills in tax, audit, and accounts
  • Review of audits
  • Managing and dealing with staff matters including:
  • Supervision of staff on specific jobs
  • Ensure that professional standards are maintained
  • Ensure that all assignments are completed to a high standard before passing them on for partner review.
  • Be self-motivated, able to work to tight deadlines, and have excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills.
  • Handle all aspects of running and delivering client personal, accounts and consultancy requirements and reporting to partners.
  • Identify risk matters and selling opportunities,
  • Liaise with practice manager on progress for all jobs and cross-selling opportunities.
  • Control cost budgets, meet reporting timetables and prepare key client reporting documents.
  • Develop professional relationships with clients and within the firm.
  • Actively manage your self-development and continuing professional education.
  • Attend CPD courses or other professional courses as required by the firm.
  • Have a genuine interest in understanding your clients\' businesses with the drive to deliver exceptional client service.
  • Ensure IRIS Practice Management is kept up to date in respect of all your assignments.
  • Be able to work well both as part of a team and also unsupervised.
  • Be prepared to travel when required.

The ideal candidate:

  • ACA / ACCA Qualified with at least 12 months post qualification experience.
  • Minimum of 2years Practice experience
  • Excellent understanding of UK Auditing and Accounting standards
  • Ability to supervise a team of staff
  • Knowledge of IRIS, CCH Audit Automation, SAGE, VT Transaction, QuickBooks, Xero

The Package:

  • £35,000 - £45,000
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Profit share scheme
  • Holiday and sick bonus scheme
  • Regular CPD courses for audit, accounts, tax and other specialist courses

If you would like to be part of a team that constantly strives to exceed our clients\' expectations by delivering a high quality, client focused service then all you need to do is apply directly or contact Alfie Thomsonat AJ Chambers.

If you believe you possess many of the above qualities but do not wish to apply for this role, do get in touch to enable us to find you a more suited job role.

Audit Senior

£38,000 - £45,000

Audit Senior

£38,000 - £45,000 + fantastic benefits package

Guildford

One of the most reputable accountancy firms in the UK is currently looking to expand their Guildford office further, with the need for an Audit Senior to join on a permanent basis.

Anyone looking for flexibility and autonomy in the near future, with a highly successful international accountancy firm will not want to pass up on this rare opportunity.

Why join this firm?

£ Varied client base spanning across a range of sectors; making every project different than the last!

£ You will be leading audits from planning to completion, being the main point of contact for clients throughout the audits

£ You will have a tailored, personal learning and development program - designed to get you into Management as soon as possible!

£ Fantastic social events - quarterly events, Christmas parties, and much more

£ Corporate benefits package includes private pension, private medical and dental cover, buy/sell annual leave, and much more

£ Relaxed work environment - casual dress code in the office

The ideal candidate will possess the following criteria:

£ ACA/ACCA qualified

£ Prior audit experience, leading them from planning to completion

£ Recent experience in IFRS/FRS102/UK GAAP

£ Experienced in working in Medium/Large sized audit teams

£ Track record of maintaining strong client relationships

If you would like to be part of a team that constantly strives to exceed clients\' expectations by delivering a high quality, client-focused service then all you need to do is apply directly or contact Alfie Thomson at AJ Chambers.

If you believe you possess many of the above qualities but do not wish to apply for this role, do get in touch to enable us to find you a more suited role.

Accounts Senior

£33,000 - £37,000

Are you looking for a role that offers extensive client exposure, genuine progression, and a competitive remuneration package?

This is an ideal job opportunity for an accountant who has three or more years\' experience at an accountancy practice and wants to join a Top 10 firm to continue their development in Southampton.

My client is a family-orientated practice that values their employees above all else. Along with flexible working hours, you will have full autonomy over your workload and the chance to manage your own portfolio of clients.

Study support is available for a candidate looking to work towards qualification.

Core Duties:

  • Preparing statutory accounts for partner review for sole traders, limited companies and corporate entities
  • Preparing Personal and Corporation tax returns
  • Preparing VAT Returns
  • Liaising directly with clients
  • Training and mentoring junior members of the team

Requirements:

  • 3-4 years\' experience in accountancy practice
  • Strong double-entry bookkeeping knowledge
  • Good standard of education to GCSE and/or A-Level
  • ACA/ACCA Qualified or close to completion
  • Excellent communication skills

For further information on this Accounts Senior role, please apply direct or contact Alfie Thomson at AJ Chambers.

Accounts Senior

£26,000 - £32,000

AJ Chambers are working with a fast-growing firm of chartered accountants who are looking to recruit a new Accounts and Audit semi-senior to join their Winchester based office.

If you believe you are a motivated, ambitious individual and wish to be part of an outstanding Accounts and Audit team and you have experience in preparing accounts, organising audit work and have a positive client focused attitude, then this job role is for you.

Accounts and Audit Semi-Senior roles and responsibilities:

  • Happy to travel depending upon client commitments (travel expenses paid for)
  • Statutory accounts preparation from complete and incomplete books and records
  • Audit work £" planning, fieldwork and completion, corporation tax
  • Able to form good relationships with clients and colleagues alike
  • Assessing and obtaining information needed for the preparation of corporate tax returns
  • Reporting to Seniors, Managers and Partners within the Accounts and Audit Team

Accounts and Audit Semi-Senior qualities and qualifications:

  • ACCA or ACA qualified or part-qualified
  • At least three years\' experience in general practice
  • Must be competent in preparing accounts (sole trader, partnership and company accounts) based on incomplete books and records
  • Must have experience with audit work £" experience of fieldwork to review stage an advantage
  • Ability to work closely with Accounts and Audit Seniors and Managers
  • Exemplary team player with a positive, client focused attitude
  • Competent on computers and associated software. Working knowledge of CCH Accounts Production, CCH Audit Automation, Xero and MS Office products, especially Excel
  • Excellent administrative, organisational and communication skills, good spoken and written English
  • Ability to work efficiently to strict deadlines

If you would like to be part of a team who constantly strives to exceed our clients\' expectations by delivering a high quality, client focused service then all you need to do is apply directly or contact Alfie Thomson at AJ Chambers.

If you believe you possess many of the above qualities but do not wish to apply for this role, do get in touch to enable us to find you a more suited job role.