Senior Practice Accountant / Potential Owner

Zoek Pin Aylesford, Kent, England

Permanent (Unspecified)

Posted 44 days ago

Senior Practice Accountant / Potential Owner

Location: Aylesford, Kent, ME20 6BL.
Salary: £50,000+ depending on experience.
Contract: Full time, permanent. We will offer flexible working hours for the right candidate.

About us

We are a friendly Chartered Accounting practice in West Kent who focus on small businesses and individuals. We are continuing to grow and we are adding staff regularly. We enjoy all the advantages of being part of TaxAssist Accountants - a fast growing national franchise - whilst being owned locally.

We aim to develop our staff to be all-rounders who are comfortable with the full range of tax and accounting issues for their clients. Our Larkfield office requires a senior accountant to lead the existing portfolio and deal with the flow of new clients. We are looking for people who could be a business owner in the 5-10 year time frame.

About the role

We are seeking a motivated and proactive Practice Accountant to join their team and help grow the business further.

Main Responsibilities

• Managing a portfolio of clients
• Holding meetings with new and existing clients
• Engaging with potential clients and managing communications to potential clients
• Completing personal and corporate tax computations
• Accounts preparation for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships
• VAT return preparation and submission
• Plus, other ad hoc duties

What we need from you

• ACA / ACCA / CTA qualified
• Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role within an accountancy firm
• Technically capable of producing statutory financial statements and managing information to a high standard
• Experience of calculating and submitting client VAT returns
• Experience of calculating and submitting corporation tax and personal tax
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal to facilitate client relationship development and be confident corresponding with clients and HMRC by email and over the phone
• The mind-set of someone who can see themselves running their own business.

Please note: We particularly welcome applicants from the local area.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role then please apply today!

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