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Qualified Accountant

Job Title: Qualified Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London, London
Industry: Accounting & Finance
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -102018-175726
Contact Name: Tom Ryan
Contact Email: TRyan@argyllscott.com
Job Published: October 31, 2018 16:30

Job description

Qualified Accountant

£35,000 - £45,000 DOE

The Company

Do you want to work within a modern, dynamic and culturally diverse accounting practice? This North London based accountancy practice is seeking a qualified accountant to join their ever-growing team. They predominately focus on Media, IT, Retail, PR and creative clients. This is a full-time permanent position for a qualified accounting professional looking to work in a fun but equally professional environment.

Responsibilities

· Assisting senior accountants - monthly, quarterly and yearly journals and reconciliations as required

· Assisting with the preparation of statutory, management and self-employed accounts.

· Preparation of SA's and Corporation Tax Returns

· Cashflows and assisting in forecasting and budgets

· Assisting with providing tax advice, tax planning and HMRC investigations

· Reviewing bookkeeping data and providing detailed feedback to team

· Assisting with training of junior staff

· Liaising with statutory legislative bodies

· Client systems analysis and recommendations

· A variety of other tasks as part of the smooth running of the company and team

Knowledge and Experience

· Minimum 5 years Practice experience

· Minimum AAT Level 4 but preferably ACCA or ACA

· Working knowledge of VAT

· Tax knowledge

· Experience of Tax investigations an advantage

· Ability to prioritise and meet internal and external deadlines

· Meticulous attention to detail

· Excellent written and verbal communications skills

· Excellent IT skills - MS Office and accounting packages

· Experience of Xero accounting and Sage software an advantage

· It would be ideal, but not essential to have experience with clients in Media, IT, Retail, and creative / PR agencies

· Experience of managing a team an advantage