Accounts Manager - Top 100 Accountancy Practice job in Colchester
Here's more info about this full time permanent role in Colchester listed by Taylor Hawkes closing by Wednesday 27th March 2019
Accounts Manager - Top 100 Accountancy Practice
Location: Colchester, UK
Employment Type:permanent, full time 35-40 hours per week
Salary: GBP £45000
Description: Posted by Taylor Hawkes Ltd -
Taylor Hawkes are working with a leading Top 100 firm based in Essex and London who are now looking for Accounts Manager to join the team in Colchester. The role is ideal for an ACA/ACCA qualified accountant who will manage the affairs of a portfolio of the firm's clients.
The firm is a successful practice primarily dealing with owner-managed business, multinationals and high net worth individuals, they promote a forward-thinking working environment, and this is a great opportunity to become part of a team of likeminded individuals.
Review/prepare Financial Statements, Corporation Tax Returns, Accounts for Partner review
Review/prepare VAT returns
Manage the book-keeping and VAT affairs of a portfolio of clients
Ensure all client's deadlines are known and are met
Liaise with clients on their deadlines and other requirements
Assist Partners with all other deadlines as required
Assist clients on the setting up and development of internal systems and controls, including implementing suitable accounting software
Assist clients with ad hoc question in relation to taxation and financial matters including the interpretation of results
Being first point of contact for client's Accounts/Tax/VAT/Book-keeping/Payroll and Company Secretarial affairs
Able to hold client meetings with or without a Partner and speak to clients on their affairs
Professional qualifications (ACA / ACCA or equivalent) is essential
Solid public practice experience
Good understanding of accountancy/tax/practice software packages, in particular Xero, CCH, Sage 50
Competent using MS Office Outlook, Word and Excel
Have a good working knowledge of the main taxes affecting clients
For more information please contact Nathan Cutler at Taylor Hawkes.
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