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Accountant - Manager

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Reading

First 4 Personnel (& Temp) Ltd

Permanent

£40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits

Are you ready to run your own practice?

A qualified Accountant is required to manage their own portfolio of clients taking full responsibility for client service delivery and managing junior members of staff.

What will you be doing?

  • Manage a portfolio of limited companies, sole traders, partnerships and individuals
  • Prepare sole trader, partnership and limited company accounts
  • Prepare corporation tax returns and business tax computations
  • Book-keeping and preparation of management accounts and VAT returns
  • Preparation of Forms P11d, company secretarial forms/submissions, personal tax returns as required
  • Manage junior staff and provide technical support
  • Responsibility for maintaining the firm's technical standards
  • Participate in development of new value-added client services
  • Participate in the firm's marketing initiatives


What do you need?

  • ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an accountancy practice
  • Technically able and up-to-date
  • Sound double entry, able to prepare accounts from any accounting records
  • Sound knowledge of VAT and business tax
  • Good IT skills inc. Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of TaxCalc Accounts Production and Business Tax, Sage, Xero and Quickbooks an advantage (or alternative accounting/tax packages)
  • Knowledge of personal tax an advantage
  • Good business sense (demonstrable interest in business – from previous jobs/roles)
  • Good communicator – both clear verbal and accurate written skills

What's on offer?

  • Opportunity to manage your own practice due to a recent acquisition
  • Good basic and excellent benefits package