Due to our continued success, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a statutory accountant to join our growing Compliance team. The ideal candidate will be a qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA accountant and preferably have a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience of working in an accounting practice. They will also be looking for a challenging role at a unique and fun accounting firm.

Joining our compliance team and reporting in to the compliance Finance Manager this senior role is split into 2 main areas with approximately a 70% focus on statutory accounts and corporation tax preparation and a 30% focus on company secretarial duties.

 

Statutory accounts / corporation tax preparation:

  • Production and filing of UK GAAP statutory accounts for our SME client base.
  • Production and filing of corporate tax returns to support the statutory accounts.
  • Review of supporting lead schedules and feedback to team leaders where required.
  • Self-review of work prior to manager review.
  • Assist stats team in providing clients with answers to statutory accounts queries prior to final approval.
  • Assist team leaders with statutory adjustments to Xero.

 

Company Secretarial:

  • Production and filing of client forms at Companies House as required including –
    • Confirmation statements (CS01).
    • Return on allotment of shares forms (SH01).
    • Change of accounting reference date forms (AA01).
    • Change of address (AD01).
    • Appointment of directors (AP01).
    • Updating company registers in line with clients’ cap table.

 

Essential skills:

  • Qualified Accountant ACA, ACCA or CIMA.
  • Excellent knowledge of UK GAAP reporting according to FRS102.
  • Experience of producing statutory accounts Iris Accounts Production desirable.
  • A firm understanding of balance sheet reconciliations.
  • An understanding of UK corporate tax issues for SME’s.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to work autonomously and plan workflow independently.
  • A team player.

 

Preferred skills:

  • Experience of working with start-up companies and or SME’s.
  • An interest in the technology industry.
  • Outgoing and sociable.

 

If you would like to apply, please continue to our application form here