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Date Added: Mon 01/11/2021

Partners Assistant Accountant

Newton Abbot, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £33000 - £48000/annum

Partners Assistant Accountant

This role would also suit somebody who wants to be a partner in the next 2 - 5 years as we have two partners nearing retirement over this timeframe.

Main Responsibilities

• Reviewing clients files and portfolios

• Giving tax advice, so good all round tax knowledge required, including income, corporate and capital tax

• Meeting clients and utilising good client handling skills

• Ensuring files are correct prior to meetings and that all information has been handed over to the partner

• Undertaking ad-hoc specialist work

• Managing junior staff and delegating work and assisting with training and development

• Working under pressure and to tight deadlines

• Experience in audit work

• Ability to cover for partner as and when required

• Dealing with everyday correspondence and E Mails.

• Participate in business development activities

Skills Required

• The successful candidate will be ACCA/ACA qualified, with at least 3 years post qualified experience

• Experience of working in practice advantageous, with experience of accounts preparation, business and corporate tax and ideally personal tax • Accounts preparation experience gained from within a fast-paced accountancy practice environment

• Experience in acquisition and sales of businesses

• Strong Computer and Spreadsheet Skills

• The ability to work paperless

• Knowledge of accounting software such as Sage, Quickbook or Xero, as well as accounts production software such as CCH

• Ability to show initiative and work within a team.

• Ability to build good client relationships

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enable you to build rapport with people at various levels

• Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage own workload in a timely manner while all the time ensuring we exceed client expectations
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