Accountant

  • Accounting
  • Birmingham

Job Information

Salary :

£30.000

No. of Openings :

1 opening

Job Type :

Permanent

Package

c

Job Description

Experienced ACA or ACCA qualified Accountant to join a Birmingham based professional Accountancy Practice, who serve a range of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) across the country. The successful candidate will be responsible for the Accounts Preparation and related tax computations including dealing with VAT and PAYE.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain general ledger accounts by monitoring accounts preparation; entering amortisations of prepaid accounts; balancing job costs; updating monthly retain age, workers’ compensation, and general insurance accruals; preparing monthly entries for fixed asset deprecation, accruals, amortisation, and cost allocations.
  • Summarise current financial status by analysing general ledger accounts; compiling and submitting financial statements.
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information.
  • Keep up to date with CPD requirements and knowledge of ethical guidelines, tax legislation and accounting procedures.
  • Preparing financial documents and reports for directors, shareholders, and statutory and other bodies.
  • Preparation and submission of annual accounts, quarterly VAT reports and returns for statutory bodies e.g. HMRC, Companies House.
  • Preparing tax returns and submitting them to statutory bodies.
  • Implementation and proper utilisation of accounting system and policies.
  • Responsible for preparing management reports e.g. monthly, quarterly management accounts for shareholders and company executives.
  • Dealing with the queries, disputes and investigations of statutory bodies regarding businesses’ annual returns, VAT, Payroll etc.
  • Overseeing and assisting the trainees regarding various accountancy tasks and administrative processes.
  • Monthly and weekly payroll management for clients.
  • Ensuring that the trainees are carrying out their duties effectively and diligently.

Essential Experience / Qualifications and Attributes Required:

  • Professional qualifications/accreditation (ACA or ACCA, Part or Full).
  • Wide-ranging skill set and capable of handling different responsibilities at once.
  • Good exposure to the nature of small to medium size enterprises (SMEs).
  • Good working knowledge of software packages and systems used in accounting firms.
  • High level of personal and professional integrity.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem solving abilities.
  • Accountancy practice experience is essential.

Desirable Experience:

  • Quickbooks: 1 year

If you are an experienced Accountant, with an Accountancy Practice background, and are currently looking for a new challenge, please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button below.

For an informal chat about this position please call Geraldine Ives on 01752 252533.