Senior Accountant

Job Description

Senior Accountant to assist our growing team.

Working with our team of accountants, you will be required to complete end to end accounting tasks for a range of SME businesses, using industry leading tools.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain records of our clients using accounting software packages including Xero and Sage 50.
  • Use cloud accounting tools to process transactions, prepare and post journals, update all ledgers, perform bank reconciliations ready for the monthly reporting process.
  • Liaising with clients on any queries.
  • Making journal entries for all receipts, payments, and other financial transactions.
  • Undertake financial close procedures for the month end, including inter-company balance reconciliation.
  • Preparing management accounts and month end reconciliations, including commentary.
  • Drafting and finalising year end accounts for Limited and LLP’s from start to finish under FRS 102, Section 1A and FRS 105, ready for client and management review.
  • Hold client meetings advising them of potential Tax/Accounting implications.
  • Preparing of service charge accounts.
  • Preparing extended trial balances including the final year end trial balance.
  • Preparing cash flow statements.
  • Running the monthly payroll for clients, including RTI submissions and pension contribution calculations.
  • Preparing corporation tax computation calculations and basic tax planning.
  • Dealing with the preparation and completion of VAT returns, including EC Sales and Intrastat returns.
  • Apply and understand the client to ensure transactions are recorded appropriately, under the correct accounting standard and highlight unusual transactions to senior members of the team.
  • Apply a basic knowledge of rules and regulations followed by UK SME’s including tax requirements, company secretarial and a general commercial awareness.
  • Work as part of a team to provide ad-hoc accounting assistance and ensure clients receive an excellent service.
  • Support the Head of Accountancy.
  • Training and mentoring junior members of staff.

 

Desired Skills and Experience

Candidate:

  • 3-5 years’ experience within practice.
  • ACA or ACCA qualified.
  • Must be highly organised, proactive and a self-starter.
  • Able to prioritise workload and be self-sufficient.
  • Can work well under pressure and in a very busy environment.
  • Xero certified user.
  • A team player, with active participation in the team, in addition to being able to work on their own as required.
  • Friendly and helpful with a can-do work ethic.
  • Flexible and able to prioritise a changing to do list.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intermediate MS Office, including Excel, Word.

What we offer:

  • £50k to £65k dependant on experience.
  • Bonus Scheme (up to 10%).
  • Excellent career development opportunities.
  • 22 days holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Employer Pension Contribution.
  • Private medical insurance (minimum of 1 years’ service).
  • Opportunity to join a rapidly expanding firm at a very exciting stage of growth, with prospects of career progression.

Job Type: Full-time – Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00

 

Next Steps 

Does this sound like an opportunity that aligns with your career ambitions? 

For this immediate opportunity please forward your CV to Eamon Behan today! eamon@ircfs.com 

We look forward to starting your journey with you!