Senior Practice Manager
| Bookkeeping, Business Advisory, Finance Manager, Practice Accountant, Taxation, VAT Accountant||
|Accountancy Practice, Financial Services - Financial Advisors, Other (FS), Other (Practice)|
|£40,000 to £50,000 per annum - Pension, Life Cover, Bupa, Medical Cover, etc|
|West London, w6 - London - W|
|Our Client an established group, providing Global Workforce Solutions for SME Clients, Contract Workers and Ltd Companies for more than 12 years require an experienced qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA (or equivalent) or QBE Accountant to manage their Finance/Practice departments asap.|
Other services provided by the client include: Tax, Accountancy, Payroll, Umbrella Services and Financial Services.
Based in their excellent offices in West London - the main purpose of the role is to manage financial, management accounting and Practice areas of the group and provide financial advice to senior management to enable them them to make sound business decisions.
The successful candidate will assume responsibility for the internal Corporate Finance Function and dedicate their time to running the Tax & Accountancy division as well.
Other duties will entail:
Reporting directly to the Operations Director.
Providing and interpreting company financial information.
Managing the company's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems.
Managing a team of Financial Account Managers to ensure client deadlines are met and client service remains a priority within the team.
Liaising with auditors to ensure annual monitoring is carried.
Developing external relationships with appropriate contacts e.g. auditors, banks and statutory organisations such as HMRC.
Producing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines.
Keeping abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation.
Preparation of accounts up to trial balance and beyond if required.
Responsible for the forecasting and budgeting of accounts.
Responsible for the management of accounts payable and credit control function.
Reconciliation of accounts in a timely manner.
Implement new processes and procedures.
Prepare and finalise accounts to trial balance, profit and loss and balance sheets for small - medium sized Limited Companies (predominantly IT contractors/clients).
Set up new clients in a timely manner.
Assist with the preparation of year end accounts & financial statements.
Advise clients on basic tax efficiency measures.
Deal with Inland Revenue, Customs & Excise and Companies House queries.
Completion of P14/P60, P35, P11D and any other personal tax forms.
Prepare cessation accounts and wind up companies.
Preparation of VAT, Corporation and Personal Tax returns including CT 600.
Capable of calculating Corporation Tax for clients in timely manner.
Completion of month dividend calculations.
Keep the Operations Director informed of any issues that may arise.
Experience with client handling, including excellent communication skills as the job involves dealing with clients on a very regular basis (face to face, over the phone and via email).
Assist with the preparation of management accounts and financial plans.
Attending client meetings with Directors and reviewing current financial/accounting services provided by the company.
Assist with the preparation of dividend calculations, payroll services, annual P35 & P11D returns, year end statutory accounts & corporation tax returns for clients.
Various ad hoc projects/finance based work.
The ideal candidate should be a qualified ACCA, ACA, CIMA, QBE (or have equivalent qualification), posess several years relevant Practice & Commercial accounting, Financial & Management experience, possess excellent client handling skills, have good computer literacy skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, Sage/Sage Accounts Production Advanced or alternate accounts preparation package/similar accounting packages & Sage Payroll (desirable but not essential) , client base experience, is motivated, can work to strict deadlines, has some experience of completing year end accounts & preparation of completing Personal & Corporation tax returns and can start asap.
In return you can expect to receive an excellent Starting Salary, Pension and associated benefits.
If you meet the above requirements apply today and don't miss out of this excellent opportunity.
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