• Job Title
    Accounts Senior Wanstead London
  • Location
    THP Wanstead
  • Salary
    Competitive
  • Job Type
    Permanent - 37.5 hrs per week

Accounts Senior Wanstead London

We are looking for a qualified ACA/ACCA looking to further develop their skills and qualification in a well established and ambitious practice as Accounts senior in Wanstead London.  The role will involve working closely with one of the Client Directors at Wanstead assisting her with her large OMB portfolio and assisting our busy professional team delivering our full range of services to our diverse client base.

Who are THP Accountants ?

We are a growing firm of accountants with 4 offices located in Wanstead, Cheam, Chelmsford and Saffron Walden. There are just over 40 of us in the THP family with the vast majority of the team being with us for over 10 years.

As a firm we believe in putting our team and clients first, we have a family feel and recognise the importance of a happy workforce. As a THP team member, you would receive a competitive salary, benefits that increase with service, great CPD and additional benefits including Simplyhealth and Perkbox (Google them, they’re great!)

Main Responsibilities of Accounts Senior Wanstead London include:-

  • Complete sets of accounts, working from source documents/records to final accounts for review by the appropriate manager/senior
  • Prepare and work on a wide range of accounts – Limited Company, Sole Trader, Partnership, Group etc.
  • Dealing with a varied client portfolio (T/O up to £5million) including OMBs, advertising, retail, construction, contractors etc.
  • Input data onto Iris
  • Calculate accruals and prepayments and supporting schedules
  • Prepare and check fixed asset registers
  • Xero user who can assist the team with queries together with clients as and when required
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns and self-assessment returns.
  • Developing relationships with clients with a view to becoming their primary point of contact for any initial accounts, tax or VAT queries
  • Attend client meetings
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients
  • Effectively manage time to ensure work is completed within agreed time and budget
  • Team management, identifying any training needs and providing guidance to junior team members ensuring cohesion amongst the close knit team
  • Dealing with general incoming client queries and escalating when required
  • Work with a variety of systems including – FreeAgent, Xero, IRIS, SAGE and Quickbooks

Opportunity to be involved in ad-hoc client projects

Skills, Experience and Attributes required:-

  • ACA or ACCA qualified with 3/4 years’ experience in a practice environment
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • Experience to include mentoring junior team members
  • Up to date statutory accounts knowledge and sound accounting, corporate/personal tax and VAT technical knowledge is required
  • Must possess a client focused attitude and have proven experience of building and maintaining relationships with clients
  • Experience of working with a variety of clients.
  • Acute sense of fine detail and the ability to analyse and solve more complex accounting queries.
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel, IRIS, Xero, SAGE, FreeAgent and Quickbooks
  • Ability to work to and manage tight deadlines, and be flexible in approach
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