Accountant (Top 10 firm)

Accountant job with leading firm in Norwich or Ipswich. Strong career progression £35-40k
Progressive and interesting Accountant role with a Top 10 firm in Ipswich.

As a Senior Business Adviser for this Top 10 firm you will be required to work closely and support senior members of the team in the timely delivery of services. You will work independently and be accountable for the delivery of the project to the manager for review, being the first point of contact for our clients throughout the project. In addition to accounting capabilities, you will have a rounded business knowledge able to analyse client data, make recommendations and talk credibly to clients on the issues they face such as current trading position, future outlook and legislative changes.

  • Preparation of statutory accounts under UK GAAP and other accounting frameworks including transition to FRS 102
  • Preparation of consolidations and cash flows for yearend statutory accounts
  • Preparation of other financial reports such as forecasts, profit projections, benchmarking reviews
  • Excellent knowledge of various accounting software packages including Sage Line 50, Xero, Quickbooks
  • Ability to become a champion in specialist areas eg software packages, VAT, medical for your office
  • Process transactions, prepare and post journals, update ledgers, perform bank reconciliation and cash book analysis as required to complete monthly reporting processes for our larger more complex clients
  • Prepare VAT returns
  • Prepare tax computations
  • Prepare year end accounting files ready for audit either by internal or external auditors.
  • Liaise with auditors as necessary
  • Prepare engagement letters for manager and partner review
  • Ensure compliance with our streams policies and procedures
  • Understands WIP, scope, fees and project negotiations
  • Monitor and review client financial data, present ideas and make recommendations to clients
  • Proactive analysis of client data and communication directly with client e.g current issues, future trading, relevant legislative changes

  • Qualified ACCA or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel.
  • Good knowledge of accounting packages (Sage Line 50, Xero, Quickbooks) and caseware

Please apply on line or contact Cara Whyte at Hays for more details


Job type:
Accountancy Firms
Ipswich or Norwich
Public Practice Accounting
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Talk to Cara Whyte, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Norwich

Suite A, Ground Floor, 1 Prince of Wales Road, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom, NR1 1BD

Telephone: 01603 760141

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