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Part Qualified Accountant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: JHI16883851
  • Recruiter: John Hindley
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Are you a part qualified Accountant looking to use your contractor or limited company accountancy experience to work for a progressive contractor Accountancy practice in the heart of London with an excellent salary?

A first-class highly respected and progressive FCSA accredited Accountancy practice in central London are looking to recruit a Part Qualified Accountant.

They offer an industry training programme, clear career progression and an excellent remuneration package as well as a supportive, open and stimulating workplace.

They are currently looking to recruit a bright part qualified ambitious team member to their accounting team within their dynamic and fast-growing practice.

Experience of or a passion to work in the sector of contractor accountancy is essential.

Part-qualified Accountant


  • Preparing annual accounts
  • Preparing Corporation Tax computations
  • Dealing with accounts queries
  • Interpreting accounts to clients if figures need explanation
  • Processing final accounts
  • Submitting annual accounts & CT600s to HMRC via iXBRL
  • Contacting HMRC if a problem arises whilst reconciling VAT, PAYE/NICs etc.
  • Personal Tax computations and support to clients
  • Preparing personal self-assessment tax returns
  • Dealing with tax queries and providing tax advice

Desired Qualifications:

  • Studying towards an accounting or tax qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, AAT, CTA, ATT etc.)
  • Full membership to an accountancy or tax professional body where qualified or studying towards qualification
  • Excellent academic record with at least five GCSEs or equivalent, including A-B grades in Mathematics and English
  • General computer and software skills and good use of Microsoft packages (in particular Excel) is essential
  • Knowledge of cloud based accountancy and/or payroll software is essential
  • Participation in our industry training programme is expected and further relevant training or qualifications is actively encouraged

Skills and experience:

  • Proven practice and industry experience highly preferable
  • Accountancy, tax and payroll experience is essential
  • Excellent level of literacy, numeracy, communication skills, analytical skills and telephone manner
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Personal Attributes:
  • Friendly and outgoing personality with a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Hard working, diligent, consciousness and responsible
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise tasks
  • Able to work to a high level of detail in a faced-paced environment
  • Self-starter and motivated to succeed

Other responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that clients are contacted on a regular basis to keep them updated with progress on their affairs
  • Reviewing clients' files to ensure compliance with deadlines and regulations
  • Preparing references for clients
  • Support, supervision and training of the other members of the team
  • Supporting the Senior Accountant and Operations Director
  • On boarding of new clients
  • Incorporating companies
  • Registering companies for VAT and PAYE and Corporation Tax
  • Liaising with clients via telephone, e-mail and post
  • Processing PAYE and VAT returns
  • Processing of client payroll
  • Bank and other reconciliations
  • Adhering to all filing deadlines - which includes chasing clients for missing information
  • Filing Confirmation Statements and assisting with end of year returns
  • Meeting deadlines, such as the clearing of e-mails and post daily
  • Client management including filing and general administration of client companies
  • Communicating with HMRC on behalf of the client
  • Creating and maintaining client files on internal databases and management of CRM
  • Internal reports to Senior Accountant and Operations Director

If this sound in line with your career aspirations, please get in touch straight away.

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