Accounts Assistant - Top 10 Practice

Location
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
16 Jul 2018
Closes
15 Aug 2018
Ref
13932318/001
Contact
Tanya John
Qualification Level
Part qualified
Professional Membership
AAT, ACA (ICAEW), ACCA
Contract Type
Permanent


Accounts Assistant role in Practice

Client Details

This is a unique opportunity to join a business-focussed Accounting & Outsourcing team within a large global accounting firm, and a truly exciting opportunity to make your mark.

Description

To provide a high quality service to the Accounting & Outsourcing department's client base and ensure accurate and timely preparation of financial statements under FRS102, IFRS and the Companies Act.

To supervise and coach staff in the preparation of a variety of statutory financial statements including large groups to be audited.

To be part of a team of expert advisors who build bespoke solutions across a range of disciplines, according to client needs, from preparing annual statutory and management accounts to a more comprehensive fully bespoke solution such as providing on site client support.

To motivate, manage and also drive the development of the trainee and senior team to achieve the highest levels of performance and engagement.

This is a unique opportunity to join a business-focused Accounting & Outsourcing team within a large global accounting firm, and a truly exciting opportunity to make your mark.



Preparation of statutory accounts for clients, including consolidated accounts and consolidation workings
To provide a high quality service to the Outsourcing department's client base, including the provision of support in financial accounting.
To be part of a team of expert advisors who build bespoke solutions across a range of disciplines, according to client needs, from simply preparing annual statutory accounts to a more comprehensive fully bespoke payroll or taxation solution.
Communicating and dealing with clients and colleagues professionally and courteously.
Mentoring, supervising and training colleagues at Trainee or Senior Level
Leading the development of the junior team and developing a succession plan to ensure the correct team structure going forwards
Assist in overseeing the terms and scope of any new business and preparation of proposal documents
Liaising with other departments for specialist advice
Building relationships with clients.
Engaging in business development activities
Reporting in a timely and accurate manner to client queries.
Communicating effectively with our other service lines to increase cross-referred business.
Keeping managers informed of case progress and any issues arising.
Raising the profile of the firm by ensuring clients are fully satisfied by the service and support they receive and that they are aware of all other services.
Use of caseware to prepare statutory accounts within the office and on client premises.
Preparation of Corporation Tax Computations.

Profile

ACCA or ACA qualified with excellent broad practical accounting and statutory financial statements preparation experience.
Strong people management skills with a passion for developing others
Strong organisational skills
Significant experience of the preparation of FRS102 and IFRS statutory accounts for a variety of businesses including large groups
Relevant recent experience working in practice
Strong business acumen
Strong interpersonal and client handling skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Strong numerical and IT skills
Beneficial to have experience of Caseware but not essential

Job Offer

Competitive salary

Market leading benefits

Pension

Study Support

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