Jacob Kwasnica

Associate Consultant Phone: 01908 032 554

Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire - Accounts, Audit, Outsourcing

Jacob is an Associate Consultant specialising in recruiting for Accounts, Audit and Tax professionals across Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, and Northamptonshire.

He spends a lot of his spare time with his dog or watching football/rugby and he’s a massive foodie!

 
 
 
 

JACOB KWASNICA JOBS

 

Audit & Accounts - Senior Accountant

up to £40,000

Senior Accountant 
Milton Keynes
Up to £40,000 pa (Depending on Experience)

AJ Chambers are proud to be representing a and tech savvy cloud based chartered accountancy firm in Cambridge who are looking for a fully qualified, or Finalist Accountant to join their ever growing and always ambitious firm.

The business growth and success is due to an emphatic desire for seeking progressive and innovative ways to support SME's in achieving their goals. An integral part of their plans includes using Xero as a driving force for their firm.

The ideal candidate would be Xero certified, or have a very good working knowledge of the inner workings of Xero and how it can be used to streamline services and businesses.

Job Description

  • Managing a portfolio of clients including sole traders, limited companies, partnerships and groups Reviewing the work performed by other team members
  • Enjoy and be available to attend business networking events and work on new business development ideas and opportunities
  • Providing training and support to new and existing team members as needed within the firm
  • Work and plan to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the development of the overall business and staff
  • Be responsible for improving processes and implementing new systems to benefit the overall running of the business.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will share the ambitious and entrepreneurial mind set of the owner and work together to expand their services and provide new integration of apps to support the client's individual needs.

  • Have experience of working in practice
  • Experience of using cloud software, preferably certified with Xero
  • Confident leader who enjoys networking and development of new business
  • Energetic self-starter who is happy to take responsibility
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Comfortable working to deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Excellent people/influencing skills
  • Team player and leader Experienced in Bookkeeping

What's on Offer

  • Flexible working including working from home
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Modern offices and independent working style
  • Competitive salary
  • Pathway to partnership with Equity on offer after 1 year of service

If you believe you have what it takes to be successful in this Senior Accountant role based in Milton Keynes and you would like to be considered, please do apply direct or contact Jacob Kwasnica at AJ Chambers and we will be in touch if short-listed!

Senior Accountant
Milton Keynes
Up to £40,000 pa (Depending on Experience)

Audit & Accounts - Senior Accountant

up to £45,000

Senior Accountant - Leading National Firm, up to £45,000, Peterborough 

We are working with a leading, national firm who are keen to appoint an experienced Senior Accountant. In this position, you will work on the firms larger, more complex clients, completing sets of consolidated accounts.

Benefits: Salary - Up to £45,000 | 25 Days Holiday | Private Medical Insurance | Outstanding Flexibility

The ideal candidate may be an auditor looking to move across to an accounts focused position, or someone who is working for a smaller firm who is looking for increased exposure to larger businesses. Our client can offer excellent flexibility, a strong financial package and cover for further professional exams and study.

Senior Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Managing your own portfolio and acting as a first point of contact
  • Statutory accounts preparation for larger limited companies
  • Preparation of consolidated accounts
  • Managing juniors and ensuring their development
  • Discussing and resolving accounts queries with clients
  • Reviewing VAT and Bookkeeping work as required
  • Working on corporation tax computations

The ideal Accountant:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified or qualified by experience
  • 4+ years practice experience
  • If you have moved to industry and would like to move back to practice, this can certainly be looked at
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong technical knowledge/Skills
  • Ability to manage juniors

For further information on this Senior Accountant role, please apply direct or contact Jacob Kwasnica from AJ Chambers Recruitment.

Senior Accountant - Leading National Firm, up to £45,000, Peterborough 

Taxation - Tax Advisory Manager

Tax Advisory Manager - Top 30 firm, market leaders in their space

Peterborough 

£65,000 +

Would you be interested in joining an esteemed top 30 firm as a Tax Manager -

AJ Chambers are proud to be working with a specialist leading advisory firm that are currently looking to appoint a Tax Manager with a background in Corporate Tax and/or Personal Tax to join their highly accelarating team in Cambridge.

Remuneration & Benefits:

  • £65,000 + Salary (Depending on Experience and Qualification)
  • Market leading bonus packages
  • 25 Days Annual Leave + National Bank Holidays
  • Flexible Hybrid Working Model (An optional 3 days working from home)
  • Collaborating with ambitious and motivated colleagues
  • Client Facing

Highlights:

  • The firm in question are market leaders in their field, and have experienced continual growth
  • Strong possibilities for progression (partnership).
  • Support in tackling very high level advisory, the scope of which is rarely found outside of the Big 4

Duties:

  • Working on considerable advisory projects
  • Whilst very limited, there will be some tax returns to review

Examples of advisory work available:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Investments (EIS/SEIS and EMI)
  • HNWI tax planning
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Private Equity
  • Tax disputes and investigations

About you:

  • CTA qualified is highly desired
  • Up to date knowledge & technical experience within a wide range of tax
  • Experience reviewing work

For further information on this Tax Advisory Manager role, please apply direct or contact Jacob Kwasnica at AJ Chambers

Tax Advisory Manager - Top 30 firm, market leaders in their space

Peterborough 

£65,000 +

Audit & Accounts - Senior Accountant

up to £45,000

Senior Accountant - Leading National Firm, up to £45,000, Milton Keynes 

We are working with a leading, national firm who are keen to appoint an experienced Senior Accountant. In this position, you will work on the firms larger, more complex clients, completing sets of consolidated accounts.

Benefits: Salary - Up to £45,000 | 25 Days Holiday | Private Medical Insurance | Outstanding Flexibility

The ideal candidate may be an auditor looking to move across to an accounts focused position, or someone who is working for a smaller firm who is looking for increased exposure to larger businesses. Our client can offer excellent flexibility, a strong financial package and cover for further professional exams and study.

Senior Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Managing your own portfolio and acting as a first point of contact
  • Statutory accounts preparation for larger limited companies
  • Preparation of consolidated accounts
  • Managing juniors and ensuring their development
  • Discussing and resolving accounts queries with clients
  • Reviewing VAT and Bookkeeping work as required
  • Working on corporation tax computations

The ideal Accountant:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified or qualified by experience
  • 4+ years practice experience
  • If you have moved to industry and would like to move back to practice, this can certainly be looked at
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong technical knowledge/Skills
  • Ability to manage juniors

For further information on this Senior Accountant role, please apply direct or contact Jacob Kwasnica from AJ Chambers Recruitment.

Senior Accountant - Leading National Firm, up to £45,000, Milton Keynes

Taxation - Corporate tax assistant manager

up to £48,000

Corporate Tax Assistant Manager - Top 20 Firm

Peterborough

Up to £48,000 (DOE)

Full Time | Permanent

We are delighted to be in partnership with one of the UK’s leading Top 20 Accountancy Firms on their search for a Corporate Tax Assistant Manager to join their highly successful team in Peterborough.

Our client is experiencing a fantastic period of growth and has extended its reach throughout Cambridgeshire. For an experienced individual, this is a great opportunity to push towards promotion and benefit from a tailor career progression plan.

On offer is a competitive salary among other benefits including hybrid working, private medical insurance and early finishes on a Friday.

What will your general duties include -

  • Manage a comprehensive portfolio of corporate tax clients, developing new and existing relationships and maintain regular contact.
  • Manage budgets and compliance processes, including WIP and billing.
  • Identify opportunities for additional services.
  • Play an active role in raising the profile of the business.
  • Display a confident, accurate and reliable accounting knowledge when interacting with clients, presenting ideas, and implementing strategies.
  • Actively engage with senior staff / partners to gain a good understanding of the business.
  • Understand, engage and assist with the marketing activities of the business.
  • Attend local networking events as required.

Management duties:

  • Review work of junior staff, ensuring quality in compliance with professional standards/requirements.
  • Delegate tasks effectively.
  • Ensure effective communication systems between management and staff are established and disseminated to all staff in the company to ensure coherence and a positive team spirit.
  • Monitor and encourage improvements towards standards of work via guidance, coaching and mentoring.
  • Encourage / foster a culture of continuous development.

What experience will you have -

As the ideal candidate, you will be ATT or CTA qualified with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in Practice. You’ll have the ability to assist with managing both a portfolio of clients and junior staff members in your team.

If you are interested or would like to know more about this Assistant Manager role, then please apply direct or contact Jacob Kwasnica at AJ Chambers.

Audit & Accounts - Senior Accountant

up to £40,000

Senior Accountant - Leading Regional Firm

Peterborough

Up to £40,000

AJ Chambers are pleased to be working alongside a leading regional firm of Chartered Accountants and Advisors who are seeking a Senior Accountant to join their progressive and fast-growing team!

You will be joining a firm that has gained significant recognition for the level of service they provide, alongside a number of prestigious awards being won recently.

You will be part of a thriving Business Services team, providing accountancy, taxation, and business support services to a wide variety of small and medium sized businesses including limited companies, partnerships, sole traders, not for profit organisations/charities, and professional firms, operating across a variety of sectors.

What will your day-to-day role look like -

This is a newly created role which provides excellent opportunities for personal and career development, growth, and progression. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing accounts, including the accompanying tax computations.
  • Assisting with the development of trainees, including reviewing their work and providing feedback.
  • Liaising directly with clients to clear queries.
  • Adhering to deadlines and pre-determined budgets.
  • Working closely with managers and other team members.

What are they looking for -

You would ideally hold the ICAEW/ACCA qualification or be able to demonstrate that you are qualified by experience to a similar level. You would need to have previous recent experience within a UK practice environment preparing accounts and tax returns for both unincorporated and corporate clients. Previous exposure to medical sector clients would be advantageous - but is not essential. To be suited to this role, you would need to be tenacious, thorough, with a self-motivated attitude, expert eye for detail and good organisational skills.

What are the benefits on offer -

Alongside a highly competitive salary and flexible working, you will also benefit from:

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Extensive in-house training programme for all staff.
  • Social events
  • + much more!

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply direct or contact Jacob Kwasnica at AJ Chambers for more information!

 
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