Senior Accountant (Practice) - Hemel Hempstead

AJ Chambers
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Up to £35,000 + Benefits
05 Oct 2020
04 Nov 2020
Job Role
Seniority Level
Contract Type

Senior Accountant (Practice experience)
Hemel Hempstead
Up to £35,000 pa (Depending on Experience)

AJ Chambers Recruitment is very happy to be working with a highly regarded, Hemel based Client on their requirement for an Accounts Assistant. This is a full-time, permanent role. This role would see you Report to the Manager/Partner.

Senior Accountant responsibilities:


  • Sign off VAT returns
  • Sign off CIS submissions to HMRC
  • Sign off sole trader accounts and partnership for client meeting
  • Prepare limited company accounts
  • Deal with clients regarding accounting and ad hoc queries
  • Prepare VAT returns for certain clients and Management Information for selected clients
  • Prepare self-assessment tax returns
  • Prepare capital allowances computations and corporation tax returns
  • File accounts and tax returns to HMRC
  • Bookkeeping for certain complex VAT clients
  • Attend client offices where necessary to complete bookkeeping and accounting work
  • Review work of Junior and/or Apprentice and Semi Seniors
  • Provide on-going training and technical experience/support for other staff
  • Provide support to the Manager/Partner on technical matters
  • Keep up to date with tax and accounting changes and legislation
  • Prepare Capital Gains Tax calculations and computations for tax returns
  • Hold and attend client meetings
  • Provide advice to clients on tax and accounting matters
  • Prepare and review Company Secretarial work and Annual Returns – when required
  • Prepare payroll and Auto Enrolment Pensions – where required
  • Attend accounting Seminars and Webinars for technical updates
  • Manage office in Manager/Partner’s absence

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • A minimum of 3 years’ recent Accounts experience (preferably in a busy, fast-paced, but small practice Accounting environment)
  • Actively studying towards ACCA/ACA or newly qualified
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Highly organised
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Within a 40 minute Commutable distance to Hemel Hempstead

What will you get in return?

  • Study Support (Financial)
  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • A fun and supportive working environment
  • On-Site Parking
  • 20 Days Holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Exposure to Partner Portfolio

If you believe you have what it takes to be successful in this Senior Accountant role based in Hemel Hempstead and you would like to be considered, please do apply direct and we will be in touch if short-listed!

Senior Accountant (Practice experience)
Hemel Hempstead
Up to £35,000 pa (Depending on Experience)

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