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Date Added: Wed 22/05/2024

Client Accountant

Gerrards Cross, SL9, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £55000 - £65000/annum

Client Accountant required to join this Medium sized very successful accountancy practice in the Accounts & Outsourcing team based in the Gerrard's cross-office.

The Client Accountant will be seeking to progress in their career and build on their experience in this role predominantly handling the accounts, advisory and management reporting for a number of SME, OMB and other clients.

The ideal Portfolio Accountant will have proven experience within a similar role and practical experience managing a portfolio and a team and will be looking for a rewarding but challenging position.

The company has a great track record of progressing Accountants through their studies and giving them all of the support needed to grow in their career.

Client Accountant Position Overview

Managing a portfolio your main task will include:

Manage the accounting needs for a portfolio of clients; including bookkeeping, preparing management accounts, preparing and submitting VAT returns, preparing working papers for the statutory accounts.
Proactively manage the onboarding of clients; defining scope of work, agreeing budgets with the Director/Partner, identifying VAT requirements and setting up the firm as agent for VAT purposes etc.
Be responsible for the billing of clients on a timely basis, with input from the senior manager/partner.
Must have excellent client management skills, as the role involves being the key point of client contact with the firm and will involve a large amount of client interaction.
Be competent in the use of accounting software, including Xero, QuickBooks etc.

Client Accountant Position Requirements

Qualified or studying ACA, CIMA or ACCA
Experience working within a practice is essential
Experience supervising or managing junior members of staff
Broad background and experience of technical VAT issues and detailed management accounts
Full UK driving licence is preferable

Client Accountant Position Remuneration

£55,000 - £ 65,000 per annum
Holiday 25 days plus bank holidays
Subsidised parking
Local gym and squash club membership
Ability to purchase 5 days extra holiday
Flexible working home policy once the probation has ended or upon agreement
Client referral bonus scheme
Staff mentoring
Clear progression routes and regular reviews
Flexi working time within daily core hoursBennett and Game Recruitment are a multi-disciplined technical recruitment agency based in Chichester, West Sussex operating across the UK with specialist teams covering a range of industries. We are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy, and in accordance with GDPR by applying you are granting us consent to process your data, and contact you in relation to this application and the services we offer
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