Accounts Senior / Newly Qualified Client Accountant – Winchester – £35k -£50k + Bens – Neg – DOE

We are delighted to be working with this high quality independent firm of Accountants based in central Winchester. They are looking to identify a confident practice trained accountant to join a busy team working on a commercial portfolio of clients.  Practice experience is more important than qualification although a PQ or Q would be viewed favourably.

Main functions and responsibilities of the post are:

  • Responsible for a portfolio of clients reporting to a director
  • Responsible for assistant client support manager working alongside
  • them
  • Liaising direct with clients on a regular basis to discuss the current position of their business
  • Effective overview of clients within portfolio with regard to budget/profitability/business needs
  • The preparation of timely, accurate statutory accounts
  • The preparation of timely, accurate corporation, partnership and personal tax returns
  • Review of working papers prepared by accounts assistants to our practice standards, to provide an accurate and traceable audit trail for all of the practices work.
  • Work flow management of accounts assistants.
  • Ability to identify any training requirements of the accounts assistants.
  • Ensuring all work is completed efficiently.
  • Liaising with HMRC/ Companies House as and when required.
  • Checking HMRC correspondence and liaising with client.
  • Ensure that CPD is regularly updated.

Person Specification

  • This is role requires an interest in accurate and effective accounts and tax preparation to support the work and continued growth of the business.
  • The growth area is in producing accounts in real time thereby advising & supporting the client throughout the year to build strong & lasting relationships with them.
  • You will have a proven track record in accounts production and tax return preparation.
  • You will be able to develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Your communication and presentation style will be professional and friendly.
  • You will possess excellent organisational skills.
  • You will be able to work as part of a team within a busy accountancy practice.
  • You will be able to use your initiative and work pro-actively.

The firm can offer a competitive remuneration package with regular reviews and a friendly and modern working environment. The experienced partners enjoy mentoring and developing their staff, both professionally and personally.

eXactitude Resourcing Limited is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role. eXactitude complies with all relevant UK legislation and doesn’t discriminate on any protected characteristics.

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